A facial reconstruction of St Magnus


Using computer software, a facial reconstruction has been made of Orkney’s St Magnus to help mark the 900th anniversary of his death. Forensic artist Hew Morrison’s, a graduate of the University of Dundee, used photographs taken in the 1920s of what is believed to be the skull of the 12th Century Norse earl, after it was discovered in a wooden box in one of the pillars of St Magnus Cathedral.

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