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January 31, 2018

Reconstructing the Face of a Man 700 Years After His Death

A reconstruction project in Cambridge England has brought to light the face of a man who died and was buried in a medieval cemetery. The cemetery was attached to a hospital and independent charitable foundation for poor and infirm residents between 1200 and 1500.

From the website we learn that "The 13th-century man, known as Context 958 by researchers, was among hundreds whose remains were found in a graveyard under what is now the Old Divinity School of St John’s College."

Archaeologists found 400 largely complete skeletons and the partial remains of about 600 more.

Read more at Face of Cambridge man brought to life 700 years after his death

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