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14th century Archbishop of Canterbury’s face reconstructed

The head of, Simon of Sudbury, an Archbishop of Canterbury in the 14th century, has been reconstructed using his partically mummified head. Seen as responsible for introducing the third poll tax, Simon met a grisly end when insurgents stormed the Tower of London during the Peasants' Revolt, or the Great Rising of 1381.

2,600-year-old bog woman’s face recreated

The face of an Iron Age woman whose remains were found in a bog has been recreated. Experts from the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) generated a digital model of the bones, which was used to make a replica of the bog woman’s skull. Later, five researchers from Germany and the

Face of 2,000-year-old Egyptian mummy reconstructed

A hospital in Barcelona has developed technology which allows archaeologists to reconstructed the faces of Egyptian of a 2,000-year-old mummy. I've looked everywhere for a photo to accompany this story. If you come across any photos, please post the links in A Forum About History and I'll replace the

Mary Rose crew member’s face recreated

The face of a crew member from the Mary Rose has been created by forensic artists working off of his skull. Archaeologists believe the man was a Bosun because he was found with the emblem of this comparatively senior status, a Bosun's call - a whistle. There are many theories about why

Analysis of ancient DNA reveals human’s face

An analysis of the DNA of ancient human hair has been used to give clues as to what the owner/grower of the hair looked like. A study, published in the journal Nature, says the individual's genome is the oldest to have been sequenced from a modern human. The researchers say the man,

Scientists reconstruct 35,000-year-old face from skull fragments

Scientists have reconstructed a face belonging to one of the first early European humans. 'It's really quite bizarre. I'm a scientist and objective but I look at that face and think "Gosh, I'm actually looking at the face of somebody from 40,000 years ago" and there's something weirdly moving about that,'