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UPDATED: 17:03, June 08, 2006
Ancient Chinese faces reproduced
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On June 6, head images of ancient people living in South China 10,000 years ago have been reproduced by archeologists via computer 3d technology. The original skulls are from Zhenpiyan site in Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, which is called one of the most important exemplars and data banks of archeological significance for the prehistory of both south China and south Asia.

This reproduction work is carried out jointly by the Zhenpiyan Site Museum, Institute of Archeology with Chinese Academy of Social Science and Research Center for Chinese Frontier Archaeology of Jilin University, starting from the end of last year. The two skulls chosen (of a male and a female), of 12,000 years of history unearthed in Zhenpiyan site, are the most complete ones reserved and can serve best to embody the physical features of the kind.

Zhou Hai, curator of the Zhenpiyan Museum, said the restoration skill is like the image integration technology adopted in case solving, which can obtain over 90% of accuracy of the original image.

By People's Daily Online


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