Facial Reconstruction Reveals Medieval Monk's 'Impish' Features

In 2017, excavations at St. Albans Cathedral in southern England uncovered the long-forgotten burial site of Abbot John of Wheathampstead, a 15th-century religious leader who mingled with royals, supported humanist endeavors and befriended the pope. Now, more than five centuries after his death in 1465, a new digital reconstruction is offering the public a chance to meet this medieval monk face-to-face.

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