Ancient faeces reveal how ’marsh diet’ left Bronze Age Fen folk infected with parasites

Left: Microscopic egg of a fish tapeworm. Right: Must Farm excavation.        Cr

Left: Microscopic egg of a fish tapeworm. Right: Must Farm excavation. Credit: Left: Marissa Ledger. Right: D. Webb

Consumption of aquatic organisms from the surrounding area created an ideal nexus for infection

Marissa Ledger

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