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Forensic Anthropology

Department of Anthropology under Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Southern Denmark in Odense - called ADBOU - is dealing with cases of forensic anthropology investigation. Furthermore, ADBOU is one of  in total two  state institutions in Danmark, that store human bones from archaeological excavations  for the museums. 

The Collection consits of more thatn 16.000 skeletons, primarily from the Danish Middle Ages and the period  after the Reformation.

Originally, ADBOU was short for Antropological DataBase at Odense University (now University of Southern Denmark). Nowadays it has become a name.

ADBOU links to its own homeage (, where information about excavations, cemetaries, registrations and reports can be found among other things. 


Last Updated 19.10.2023