Sketch of the Position of Young Adult Female Who Was Pregnant at Time of Death (image) University of Cambridge Share Print E-Mail Caption This skeleton was that of a young woman, who was pregnant at the time of her death. She was found in a sitting position, with the hands crossed between her legs. The position of the body suggests that the hands and feet may have been bound. Credit Illustration by Marta Mirazon Lahr Usage Restrictions pls credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.