Who needs an osteologist? (Installment 57)

Three different bioarchaeologists alerted me to this absolute clusterf*ck of bones in Saturday's Telegraph:


I feel like I should be asking... are any of the bones actually correct? I guess the femora look fine. But the lower legs, the pelvis, all of the arm bones are completely wrong. I don't have the heart to zoom in on the ribs and shoulder girdle. Didn't anyone at the Historic Royal Palaces have a photograph of a skeleton? Or Halloween decorations? Or freaking Google?

It's unfortunate, since it seems like a really cool find! A middle-aged woman and a 7-year-old child found in the Tower of London.

(Thanks to @archaeowright, @CranioMattrics, and @noddinggoth.)

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