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Figure 10

From: Mercury in soil surrounding medieval human skeletons

Figure 10

Schematic diagram depicting three phases of the compaction of the soft tissues of a corpse. The two shadow zones caused by the intact femur are marked with ā€œsā€. The white central area signifies the femur bone, and the shaded circle surrounding the bone signifies the soft tissue with a content of Hg.

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