Scientists Recreate Faces Of People Who Lived Centuries Ago, And Some May Surprise You

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When we look for physical representations of people from the pre-photography past, the only remaining options we have are either the grim skeletal remains or barely detailed and imprecise artistic depictions. Some artists try to reimagine what a certain queen or medieval peasant might've looked like, but their vision and imagination is limited to their own times. However, technology has advanced to the levels where we can employ science to accurately depict what people of the past looked like, as if they were alive today.

GIGGAG has compiled a list of various reconstructions that give us a fascinating glimpse into the past. Scroll down to check them out and don't forget to comment and vote on your favorites!

GIGGAG has compiled a list of various reconstructions that give us a fascinating glimpse of the past. Scroll down to check them out and don't forget to comment and vote on your favorites!

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#3 500-Year-Old Dubliner

Back in 2014, archaelogists recovered remains of a man who died about 500 years ago. He was one of 4 sets of skeletons found, all of which showed signs of childhood malnutrition and heavy manual labor, which suggests that all of them were poor. As one of the skulls was well preserved, they used it to reconstruct what the man looked like 500 years ago.

Except he wouldn't have looked so well or so well cared for if suffering with malnutrition and the effects of long term heavy manual labour. Sad.

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#3 500-Year-Old Dubliner
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