Old teeth in London reveals how the plague spread in the 17th century

Excavation of Bedlam burial ground plague pit July 2015 (c) Crossrail

British archaeologists, osteologists and other specialists love to dig around in dark, dank places. Fascinating stuff.

Onto the Museum of London Archaeolgy‘s 300 staff who do all the hard work. (MOLA)

MOLA’s own blog about their latest dig. 

Full article on “teeth and the plague” from the Smithsonian Magazine. 

About csidds

Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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