What Did The Very First Londoners Look Like?

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What Did The Very First Londoners Look Like?

You can tell a lot from a skeleton.

In this fascinating video, Museum of London curators describe one of our city's first residents, a woman who lived during the Roman invasion of Britain in the middle of the 1st century. Her remains reveal that she had brown hair and eyes, and even that she suffered from bad breath. But an even bigger surprise lurked in her genes...

Last Updated 02 March 2017