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Watch: The early lives of Dunedinites revealed

Friday 17 January 2020 4:57pm

Karen Greig thumbThey ate oysters, they probably had pet cats and their feet were small.

Fragments of the lives of late 19th century Dunedin people who lived and worked on the site of the University of Otago's Dental School have been revealed in a major archaeological excavation.

Dr Karen Greig, Co-Director of Southern Pacific Archaeological Research, describes the artefacts, and the wider impact of their discovery, in a short video.

Watch: The lives of early Dunedinites revealed (newsroom website)