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Facial Reconstruction of King Richard III Unveiled After DNA Evidence Had Confirmed King's Remains

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February 5, 2013
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The skull of a 15th-century British king that was found under a parking lot in Leicester, England, has been used to reconstruct the monarch's face, via a technique that can help identify the victims of cold cases.


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AFP (Oct. 12, 2012) — Beneath a car park in the English city of Leicester, experts believe they have found the remains of King Richard III, who died in battle in 1485. The key to identifying the skeleton lies with a carpenter in London -- a 17th generation descendant of Richard who shares his DNA.
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King Richard III's Face Revealed After Skeleton Found

King Richard III's Face Revealed After Skeleton Found

AFP (Feb. 5, 2013) — The face of England's king Richard III is revealed for the first time in more than 500 years following a reconstruction of his skeleton found underneath a car park.
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Skeleton Under Car Park Is Richard III: Scientists

Skeleton Under Car Park Is Richard III: Scientists

AFP (Feb. 4, 2013) — A skeleton found under a car park in the English city of Leicester was on Monday confirmed as that of king Richard III, widely depicted as one of history's most notorious villains.
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Researchers Reconstruct King Richard III's Face

Researchers Reconstruct King Richard III's Face

Newsy (Feb. 5, 2013) — A new bust has been unveiled, which shows what King Richard III looked like shortly before he died in the 1400s.
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