The first coastal dwellers >>> male
3700 – 3400 BCE, New Stone Age
Fielddrawing afd. V & H, Rijswijk
The older man
It is unknown whether this man was related to the women and young child of this gravefield. He died in his mid fifties, which was a respectable age for that time period. He belonged to the senior citizens in his community. A bronze bust is also made of his face.
The skull is scanned in the University Medical Center Utrecht / Image Sciences Institute. Here dr. K.L. Vincken has processed and adapted the digital skull data.
Exhibition: The man is on display at the “The first coastal dwellers” -exhibition at the Museon Museum.
Exhibition: The bronze bust can be seen in Park Het Baken in Ypenburg.
Client: The reconstructions are commissioned by the dept. of Archaeology of The Hague.