Study of Mary Rose skeletons shows archery took a toll on the body
Published on March 20th, 2012 | by Admin0
“It is known that archers were on board as ‘arm guards’ that they used were found. But they don’t know which skeletons they would be.
“So we are analysing the lower arm bones as those are the ones that are likely to show a difference,” he said.
“In fact, on one of the skeletons we have looked at, the surface area of the joint between the lower arm and elbow is 48% larger than on the joint on the other arm.”
Story: Novinite | Photo: BGNE