Ancient Compassion: 13th Century Disabled Woman Given Special Burial

The ancient grave of a young disabled woman afflicted with scoliosis, rickets and tuberculosis has been unearthed in Tempe, Arizona. The young woman had been carefully buried along with precious grave goods and had one of the most special burials out of nearly 200 other burials in the same location. The burial revealed a story which brings modern people in touch with the lives of those who lived nearly a millennium ago.

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