Medieval Skulls in Gabon Missing Front Teeth

Archaeologists exploring a subterranean cave in Gabon have discovered the skulls of medieval-era adults who altered their appearance by removing their front teeth.

As Mindy Weisberger reports for Live Science, a joint French and Gabonese research team working at Iroungou, a cave in the Ngounié province of the West Central African country, unearthed the skeletons of at least 28 people (including 24 adults and 4 children) who lived during the 14th and 15th centuries.

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