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Stonehenge Man's Face Reconstructed From a 5500 Year Old Skeleton

Angela Holtzen

Forensic analysis of a prehistoric skull gives the UK's most iconic monument a human face

TOURISTS entering English Heritage's new £27 million visitor centre at Stonehenge will quickly confront its most spectacular exhibit – a man who was born 500 years before the earliest stone monument appeared at the site.

He may have a touch of Hollywood about him, but this "Stonehenge Man" was once real. His face has been reconstructed from a 5500-year-old skeleton found in the area.....

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