The faces of prehistoric humans revealed

She wore clothing made of hemp, fur and nettle and jewelry of ivory and bone, and she was a looker. So it makes sense she lived about 17,000 years ago in Bordeaux, France, hitherto famous to Americans – at least this one — mostly for its wine exports.

The remains of the pre-historic woman, dubbed creatively “the woman from the Pataud shelter” were found in a rock shelter, and her physical appearance was recreated by French sculptor, make-up artist and paleontology expert Elisabeth Daynes via computer modeling of certain points on the skull. Read more