Face of 'ordinary poor' man from medieval Cambridge graveyard revealed
About 700 years after his death, a working-class man from Cambridge is getting a new face — one that looks like Daniel Craig after a poor night’s sleep. The 13th century man, called Context 958, was found with hundreds of other skeletons in one of the largest medieval hospital graveyards in Britain. The mass grave was discovered underneath the Old Divinity School of St John’s College; it was excavated between 2010 and 2012. Now scientists in the UK are studying the remains to get a better understanding of the lives of ordinary poor people in medieval England. That includes using facial reconstruction technology and other forensics techniques to get a sense of how they looked. “Most historical records are about well-off people and... Continue reading…
New facial reconstruction of a man buried in a medieval hospital graveyard discovered underneath a Cambridge college sheds light on how ordinary poor people lived in medieval England.
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