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A close-up of an odd tumor embedded with teeth hidden in the pelvis of an ancient roman woman. | Núria Armentano, cropping by Owen Jarus
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Toothy Tumor Found in 1,600-Year-Old Corpse

A tumor with teeth is found embedded within the pelvis of a 1,600-year-old Roman corpse.

January 22, 2013
9:50 AM EST
Archaeologists working at the site of La Fogonussa near Lleida, in Spain, have uncovered an ancient female skeleton with an odd tumor embedded with teeth hidden in her pelvis. | International Journal of Paleopathology