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Jamestown Cannibalism

Doug Owsley, division head for Physical Anthropology at the National Museum of Natural History, left, and Kari Bruwelheide, a forensic anthropologist at the National Museum of Natural History unveil the facial reconstruction next to the skull of "Jane of Jamestown" during a news conference at the National Museum of Natural History, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in Washington. Scientists announced during the news conference that they have found the first solid archaeological evidence that some of the earliest American colonists at Jamestown, Va., survived harsh conditions by turning to cannibalism presenting the discovery of the bones of a 14-year-old girl, "Jane" that show clear signs that she was cannibalized.