Analysis of the bones showed that he had been transported to England from Central Europe as a child. The archaeologists used the data to reconstruct his face using a computer model, conditionally completing the details of his appearance.
Isotope analysis indicated a movement from the area near the Alps to England. However, the cause of death is unknown. It was only recorded that the girl was present at an unusual burial on a carved wooden bed.
It is believed that he may have been part of a mission sent by the Pope to convert pagan English kings to Christianity.
This study validates the possibilities of facial reconstruction to recreate the appearance of former personalities.
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