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1,000 Human Teeth Uncovered in Excavation for Australian Subway

So far we have found more than 1000 human teeth and a coin worth $ 3000 through our archaeological investigations in the CBD Workers excavating a subway line in Melbourne, Australia, recently uncovered a gruesome surprise – more than 1,000 human teeth, many of them riddled with enormous cavities. There was no suspicion of foul play; the teeth had been discarded by a dentist – a man named J.J. Forster who practiced at the turn of the 20th century – and several other nearby dentists on the same block, after the teeth were yanked from the gums of their owners, according to Melbourne news site The Age .

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