The face of Bronze Age fighter revealed: Scientists reconstruct face of the 'Griffin Warrior' who was part of an elite group 3,500 years ago
A distinguished warrior's face has been seen for the first time since his death 3,500 years ago.
Dubbed the 'Griffin Warrior', this Bronze Age man was buried in a tomb packed with treasure in Greece, which archaeologists believe will give insight to the origins of Greek civilization.
The team reconstructed his face by layering facial tissues from the skull surface outward by using depth marker pegs to determine the thickness - revealing a he had long black hair, a square jaw and powerful neck.
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