In Pictures: The archaeology and science which identified King Richard III in Leicester

By Culture24 Reporter | 26 May 2014

Following the ruling that Richard III's body is to be reinterred in Leicester, take a look at pictures of the investigation into the King's remains

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Radiocarbon dating, isotope analysis and DNA examinations all helped identify Richard III in an investigation launched in August 2012, culminating in an official announcement in February 2013.

Pics: University of Leicester

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