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By Deborah Kyvrikosaios. Now the teenager can be seen again, after scientists reconstructed her face to show what people looked like in the Mesolithic period, around 7, BC. Dawn is believed to be aged between 15 to 18 based on an analysis of her bones and teeth.
She has a protruding jaw, thought to be caused by chewing on animal skin to make it into soft leather - a common practice among people of that era - and a scowling expression. Dawn was possibly anemic and may have suffered from scurvy, the researchers said.
Evidence also pointed to hip and t problems, which may have made it difficult for her to move and may have contributed to her death.
Discovered in a cave inthe girl was named Avgi - Greek for Dawn - because she lived during what is considered to be the dawn of civilization. Theopetra Cave, in the Thessaly region, was first inhabited aboutyears ago, according to the Culture Ministry.
Stone tools from the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic periods have been discovered, as well as pottery from the Neolithic period. Dawn is on display at the Acropolis Museum in Athens. Oddly Enough Updated. By Deborah Kyvrikosaios 2 Min Read.
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Scientists reconstruct face of 9, year-old Greek teenager