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A medieval skeleton is showing signs of decapitation and execution by the wheel of torture’

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The Medieval skeleton was discovered in Italy has shown “signs of murder”, and it is considered to be the first case of a ‘torture wheel’ in the country.

The study, which was published in the Journal of Archaeological Science, shows that it is a skeleton, believed to be a male between 17-and 20-year-old, along with 56 other people have been uncovered in Milan, italy. The shattered skeleton that dates back to the middle Ages (1290-1430), according to the study’s abstract.

“The anthropological and osteological analyses will be marked and symmetrical, multiple perimortem fractures of the ulnae, radii, tibiae, and fibula, both to the right and to the left,” the study abstract states. “In addition to showing signs of decapitation were found in the occipital bone. The evidence from the anthropological and historical analysis has led to the assumption of a model of the wheel as a method of torture in those days.”

(Credit: Journal of Archaeological Science / Università degli Studi di Milano. With the compliments of Elsevier)

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The abstract goes on to say: “This case study describes, for the first time, the remains of a victim of the wheel, and highlights the importance of archaeology and anthropology in the reconstruction in the case of a violation of the rights of the human person, in the past.”

The femur and humerus bones of the legs of the man’s arms were broken in a certain way, the researchers found. There was also a stab wound in his back, as well as the above-mentioned evidence of the murder.

The Sun reports that the buckles were also found next to the skeleton, probably that of the ‘ torture wheel itself.

It is believed that the sentence of death by torture was the common practice at the time, in medieval Italy, according to The Sun, but the traces on the skeleton of a young male, leading researchers to believe that this is the case, it was very scary, with researchers calling it a “violent death”.

It is unclear as to why this man was put to death by means of torture, the wheel, the researchers suggest that this may be due to his appearance, as if he had bucked teeth, and is more than 4 inches shorter than the average person of his age, and The Sun added to it.

(Credit: Journal of Archaeological Science / Università degli Studi di Milano. With the compliments of Elsevier)

The skeleton, which range from the Roman Empire, the road up to the 16th century, were recovered from the site of the San museum of san marco’s Square, in Milan, italy.

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