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

2 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!

#10 Jane Of Jamestown

Jane was a young girl (14-years-old) who was eaten by her 17th century Jamestown co-settlers. Her mutilated skull and severed leg bone were found in 2012, among butchered animal bones and other food remains, in a Jamestown cellar. Dr. Douglas Owsley, chief forensic anthropologist at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, examined the bones and determined that the cuts and marks on them were from an attempt to... Read More

Jane was a young girl (14-years-old) who was eaten by her 17th century Jamestown co-settlers. Her mutilated skull and severed leg bone were found in 2012, among butchered animal bones and other food remains, in a Jamestown cellar. Dr. Douglas Owsley, chief forensic anthropologist at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, examined the bones and determined that the cuts and marks on them were from an attempt to seperate tissue and brain from the bones. Owsley concluded that it was a case of cannibalism as marks were consistent with other cases of cannibalism and the fact that the people of Jamestown were starving during the winter of 1609-1610.

Looks a bit mature for a 14 year old. But maybe those were different times.

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