Posts Tagged With: Richard III

Interactive 3D model of King Richard III’s grave

Check out this neat 3D model of King Richard III’s grave that archaeologists at the University of Leicester have just produced! Its fully interactive, click on the model to load it, hold the mouse button down to rotate, press Ctrl to zoom in and out and Shift to move it around.

Read more about how it was made here https://ulasnews.wordpress.com/2016/03/22/archaeologists-digitally-reconstruct-king-richard-iiis-grave/

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Greyfriars Tour

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YACs are getting a guided tour of the Grayfriars today. The site of Richard III burial.

There are some exciting photos and details of the dig being released tomorrow from the University of Leicester and ULAS.

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Richard III Session Part 2

Richard III Session Part 2

Wonderful follow up session to the Richard III excavation delivered by Matt Morris and Andy Hyam. Matt delivered an excellent presentation on the project to locate Leicester Grey Friars and the burial site of Richard III. This was followed by hands on activities including looking at Medieval Tiles, Pottery discussing the evidence which confirmed the identity of skeleton number 1 along with the opportunity to meet a Medieval Knight!

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