Ancient Graveyard Discovered Under University Of Cambridge With Over 1,000 Human Remains...

Ancient Graveyard Discovered Under University Of Cambridge With Over 1,000 Human Remains (PHOTOS)

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Pictures of a medieval burial site with over a thousand human remains has been discovered beneath the University of Cambridge, with over 400 still complete.

According to a research published on Thursday, April 2, 2015, the skeletons date as far back as between the 13th and 15th century and were left opposite the site of the Hospital of St. John the Evangelist, established to cater for the poor and sick in 1195.

The report said: “The bodies did not appear to exhibit any serious medical issues that could have required care. This could mean that the main role of the Hospital was spiritual and physical care of the poor and infirm rather than medical treatment of the sick and injured.”

See photos from the site below:

Hundreds of skeletons were found beneath the Old Divinity School at St John’s College, Cambridge, seen here in an undated handout photo. Photo Credit: Craig Cessford/Department of Archaeology and Anthropology/University of Cambridge)
Hundreds of skeletons were found beneath the Old Divinity School at St John’s College, Cambridge, seen here in an undated handout photo. Photo Credit: Craig Cessford/Department of Archaeology and Anthropology/University of Cambridge)
Hundreds of skeletons were found at an excavation site at St John’s College, Cambridge, seen here in an undated handout photo.  (Photo Credit: Craig Cessford/Department of Archaeology and Anthropology/University of Cambridge)
Hundreds of skeletons were found at an excavation site at St John’s College, Cambridge, seen here in an undated handout photo. (Photo Credit: Craig Cessford/Department of Archaeology and Anthropology/University of Cambridge)
A skeleton that was found beneath the Old Divinity School at St John’s College, Cambridge, seen here in an undated handout photo.  (Photo Credit: Craig Cessford/Department of Archaeology and Anthropology/University of Cambridge)
A skeleton that was found beneath the Old Divinity School at St John’s College, Cambridge, seen here in an undated handout photo. (Photo Credit: Craig Cessford/Department of Archaeology and Anthropology/University of Cambridge)
The Cambridge Archaeological Unit excavated bodies that were found beneath the Old Divinity School at St John’s College, Cambridge, seen here in an undated handout photo.  (Photo Credit: Craig Cessford/Department of Archaeology and Anthropology/University of Cambridge)
The Cambridge Archaeological Unit excavated bodies that were found beneath the Old Divinity School at St John’s College, Cambridge, seen here in an undated handout photo. (Photo Credit: Craig Cessford/Department of Archaeology and Anthropology/University of Cambridge)

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