Abuja - A 300-year-old statue of Jesus in Mexico has real human teeth and they are all perfectly preserved despite not being brushed for three centuries.
X-ray images of the statue's slightly parted lips revealed Jesus had eight human teeth – all with perfectly healthy roots clearly visible, the Daily Mail reports.
Workers restoring the icon, depicting a patient Jesus briefly resting during the Passion, said it is very unusual for such a statue to have human teeth.
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They say they were likely donated by worshippers wanting to be close to the religious figure.
Read more at the Daily Mail.
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