VIDEO: The photographic-quality images from the Warsaw Mummy Project show a woman of North African appearance with a striking gaze.
Produced by Sygnis SA, the lifesaving 1:1 model of the new-born’s skull followed an urgent request for help from surgeons at the Upper Silesian Centre of Child Health and doctors at the e-Nable Polska Foundation.
Dentists from Katowice who examined the teeth of six people ‘rejected by society’ and accused of being ‘vampires’, found their gnashers were in ‘good condition’.
The appearance of the former inhabitants of Upper Lusatia - - a historical land located on what is today both sides of the Polish-German border - was reconstructed by anthropologists, archaeologists and visual artists in Wrocław.
Archaeologists working at the Tunel Wielki cave in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland in southeast Poland, say the girl with a chaffinch head in her mouth had come over with an army of invaders during the 1655 Swedish Deluge, a mid-17th century invasion and occupation of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
The ancient remains consisting of the front part of the skull and both horns measuring 90cm were found by workers on the future Bródno metro.
The skeletal remains discovered in Kamień Pomorski in 2014 were initially thought to belong to a man, but then it was discovered they belonged to a woman accused of witchcraft and who was then tortured to death.