(Nigel Blundell’s article appeared in the Daily Mail, 9/5.)

Scientists have used state-of-the-art 3D computer technology to create what they say is the first true likeness of William Shakespeare.

The image shows every wrinkle on the playwright's face and the figure's haunted stare is radically different from existing images which purport to be of the Bard.

The warts-and-all image is featured in a TV documentary called Death Masks, due to be screened on the History Channel on September 13.

via www.dailymail.co.uk

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