Author Topic: Facial reconstruction of Viking Shield Maiden  (Read 63 times)

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Re: Facial reconstruction of Viking Shield Maiden
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2019, 09:03:44 AM »
And the items buried with her seem to be further evidence that she is one of the oft-sought Viking female warriors (as opposed to the losing party in an overenthusiastic domestic argument).
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Re: Facial reconstruction of Viking Shield Maiden
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2019, 09:15:24 AM »
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these get better and better....

I do feel a slight concern though.  Yes, they look very lifelike (or maybe perimortem-like) but without seeing or having the process description, the accuracy is a step of faith.  The old days of pegs and clay were clearer in this respect to modern computer renders. Or maybe its because we only see an end result - an animation of computer process stages would be equally convincing, perhaps?
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Re: Facial reconstruction of Viking Shield Maiden
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2019, 09:20:21 AM »
I do feel a slight concern though.

There has been a tendency, irrespective of the method of reconstruction, for the end result to resemble the face of the reconstructor.
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