Reconstructed The Face Of Robert The Bruce

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  1. Honey Gee

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    The facial reconstruction is based on images of a skull found nearly 200 years ago
    Historians have unveiled a digitally-reconstructed image of the face of Robert the Bruce almost 700 years after his death.

    The image has been produced using casts from what is believed to be the skull of the famous Scottish king.

    It is the culmination of a two-year research project by researchers at universities in Glasgow and Liverpool.

    Until now, portraits and statues of the victor of Bannockburn have relied on artists' imaginations.

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    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-38242781
     
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    Seems like the artists are still relying on their imagination. They do not have proof that it is his skull. They have been watching too many episodes of CSI. Nice story, after two years work, but they really don't know for sure.
     
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    Probably right @Joe Riley would have thought being a Scot he would have looked more rugged. :)
     
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    They probably had fun doing it.
     
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    Thanks for that @Joe Riley enjoyed that.

    I was always slighted amused at Mel Gibson's portrayal of William Wallace in Braveheart. Appalling Scottish accent. :)
     
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