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

4 months ago · Julieta · 0 Comment
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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!

#7 King Tut's Biological Mother, Likely Nefertiti

DNA tests revealed that a mummy known as "the Younger Lady" is the sister of Akhenaten (Tut's father) and mother of Tutankhamun. While its identity hasn't been fully determined, many believe that the remains belong to Queen Nefertiti, Akhenaten's Great Royal Wife. Paleoartist Élisabeth Daynès used the scan of "the Younger Lady" to reconstruct a bust of the Egyptian queen.

Why the long face?

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#7 King Tut's Biological Mother, Likely Nefertiti
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