“Written in Bone”

While an arrow brought him down, this 15-year –old’s dental record is providing important clues as to how he lived. Archaeologists at Jamestown have studied the remains of one of the colony’s youngest residents, finding clues to his diet from the fragmented remains of his teeth and jaw.

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Root canal could reveal diet, environment of early Jamestown

By Kirsten Petersen

Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

July 19, 2016