The wear facets of the teeth indicate the definitive teeth of a young adult. The horizontal striations visible at the base of the teeth are dysplasias due to a defect in enamel mineralization during tooth growth due to nutritional deficiency or disease. Abel would have had these problems at least twice as evidenced by the two canine dysplasias. Given the context, was Abel hungry during periods of drought? Radiography reveals a thick enamel, a human characteristic.