“Jane” of Jamestown

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The first chops, to the forehead, did not go through the bone and are perhaps evidence of hesitancy about the task. The next set, after the body was rolled over, was more effective. One cut split the skull all the way to the base.

Meet “Jane,” the teenage girl believed to be a victim of cannibalism during “The Starving Time” in Jamestown colony.

The full story via The Washington Post is available here.

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