Building Faces from Fossils

Paleoartist Viktor Deak blends science with artistry as he meticulously reconstructs the faces of early hominids. In this audio slide show, watch as he takes a cast of the skull of the famous Turkana Boy from fossil to fully realized portrait.

Amazing stuff!

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    Meet Turkana Boy, one of the oldest human skeletons ever found (1.5 million years old)!
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