Ancient Pompeiians Dental Health

Ancient Pompeiians Had Good Dental Health But Were Not Necessarily Vegetarians

Some scientists have been analysing the well preserved teeth of Ancient Pompeiians and using the data to discover their diet.

“New research on the teeth from Pompeii — and potential isotope analyses of the bones — could hold the key to understanding the diet of people living in these rich towns.  While not the uber-elite, many of the residents of Pompeii and Herculaneum were wealthy and could afford high-end food. “

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