Faces of The Past!


Facial reconstructions show how murdered 6th century men and women might have looked.       Cramond grave could have been crypt for royal burials in 6th century Edinburgh

88e06bac9e455cb099a123aa4b440f90 Male, aged 18-25 (died 540-600 AD). Isotopic analysis indicates he grew up in or around Cramond and spent his last surviving years in the area. Forensic evidence reveals he suffered from a sharp-force injury and two cuts above his right eye which healed before his time of death, suggesting he may have been a warrior fighter.

A mass burial found under an Edinburgh car park in 1975 included two murdered warriors and at least two generations of the same family, according to archaeologists who have used the 6th century remains to create a series of facial reconstructions.

5b7f162bce5118772c1e1eb9c775eebe Female, aged 18-25 (died 430-570 AD). Isotopic analysis reveals she grew up locally and spent her final years in Edinburgh. The forensic report points…

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

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