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Special Collections

Palace Green Library Events

Reconstructing the face of a seventeenth century Scottish soldier

13th August 2018, 18:00 to 19:30, Palace Green Library (Learning Centre)

18:00 - 19:30

Booking required


Caroline Wilkinson, Director of Face Lab, Liverpool John Moores University


Face Lab specialises in the reconstruction of faces for archaeological and forensic purposes and worked with archaeologists at Durham University to reconstruct a ‘true to life’ 3D image of the solider after his remains were uncovered in Durham in 2013. The reconstruction is based on the skull of a male, known only to the project team as ‘Skeleton 22’.


Tickets are priced at £9.50 for this event. Tickets for evening talks also include a repeat visit ticket to the exhibition with exclusive after-hours access between 5pm and 6pm on the day of the talk. Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/talk-reconstructing-the-face-of-a-seventeenth-century-scottish-soldier-tickets-46144715085.

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Contact pg.custodian@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.

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