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Examples of Mississippian paleopathologies from the East St. Louis quarry cemetery: a) left tibia with healed periostitis, b) left femur with suppurative osteomyelitis, c) right illium with a lesion, d) caries and aveolar resorption, e) caries and impacted molar.

Milner, G. R. 1983. The East St. Louis Stone Quarry Site Cemetery. American Bottom Archaeology FAI-270 Reports, Vol. 1. University of Illinois Press, Urbana. Plate 5

Image courtesy of the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois and the Illinois Transportation Archaeological Research Program.