Facial Reconstruction of King Richard III Unveiled After DNA Evidence Had Confirmed King's Remains
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.
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 ... watch video
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. ... watch video
Newsy (Feb. 12, 2014) Richard III will be the first such figure to have his DNA sequenced, which will tell scientists about his health, genetics and physical appearance.
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AFP (Feb. 28, 2013) Forensic scientists have announced they have delved into the embalmed heart of Richard the Lionheart, finding chemical evidence that the remains of England's Crusader king were handled with holy ... watch video
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