Mar 31, 2017

This Is the Reconstructed Face of a Man Who Lived 700 Years Ago

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You’re staring into the eyes of a man who lived in England during the 13th century, thanks to a digital facial reconstruction superimposed over what survives of his ancient, 700-year-old remains.

The individual has been named “Context 958” by researchers, who have pieced together details of the man’s life based on an analysis of his bones and teeth, as well as estimating how he would have looked.

Work on Context 958 is part of the wider After the Plague project underway led by the University of Cambridge in the UK, which is seeking to understand more about how people lived and died during this period of history.

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