TITLE

HUBBA BUBBA!

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/28/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a discovery by college student Sarah Pickin of a 5,000-year-old piece of chewing gum in Western Finland. She encountered the light brown wad made of birch bark tar, during a search for artifacts within the region. Pre-historic people may have chewed gums to treat mouth infections. Professor Trevor Brown, who studied the piece, found well-defined tooth imprints on the gum.
ACCESSION #
26916857

 

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