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Trace element chemistry in human bones reveals dietary differences of Medieval Danes and Italians

July 15, 2020 - General

In the 1600s, two private chapels were erected as family burial sites for two noble families. One in the town Svendborg in Denmark, the other in Montella, Italy. They were both attached to a Franciscan Friary, and only a few meters from the chapels, more common townspeople and friars were buried in the cloister walks.

The Montella Chapel near Naples, southern Italy, was built in the 1620s when Giovanni Bernardino
Iannelli donated a…

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