Sunday, February 13, 2011

Awesome Skull

Here I am holding the skull that I excavated that morning and before I cleaned it and treated it for preservation. He had a mouth full of well worn teeth and not one cavity. This is one of my favorite pictures from the Ashkelon dig.

What a thrill it was to think about the individual and what kind of life he might have lived. He was about 35 years old when he died so had lived a full life for that time.

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