Arrr, the skeleton o' a man disco'ard by archaeologists in a shallow gra'e in York could be that o' one o' Britain's earliest 'ictims o' tuberculosis.
Radiocarbon datin' suggests that the man found at the site o' York Uni'ersity's campus extension died in the fourth century.
A uni'ersity spokesman said the skeleton may pro'ide crucial e'idence for the origin and de'elopment o' Tb in Britain.
Friday, September 19, 2008
The dead seadog may have visited Davey Jones's Locker due to the scurvy. . .errr, TB