27th October, 1998 - 21st February 1999 London Bodies, Changing Shapes from Prehistoric Times to the Present Day. A major exhibition at the Museum of London using skeletal remains from archaeological excavations in London to show what Londoners ate, the diseases they had, and what they did to improve their appearance, backwards through time from the present day to the Stone Age. Highlights among the exhibits include the Swanscombe skull, an infant's skeleton with rickets from the 18th century, the skull of Charles I's executioner, and a facial reconstruction of a young woman of about 13-16 years c. 1040. A special book, 'London Bodies, A skeletal history of London' will be published by the Museum to accompany the exhibition. Here in Ireland, the County Museum in Dundalk, Co. Louth will open a permanent exhibition which includes a large section on human remains - diseases, traumas, etc., prepared by Laureen Buckley and Erin Gibbons. Photographic and actual examples from the National collections will be displayed. Also a reconstruction of the Bronze Age cist with cremation from Tankardsrock, excavated in 1910.