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H2 Specials: Death Masks

(92) tv-pg

H2 Specials: Death Masks

(92 min) tv-pg

Forensic-science and anthropology experts have discovered that some of history's most notorious figures left behind highly-detailed casts of their faces, created at their moment of death, to preserve their physical images for eternity. Using advanced facial-reconstruction techniques and 3-D imprint detailing, these death masks render an exact replica of every feature, and an intimate look at how their characteristics affected their lives. Includes startling new insights into the persistent mysteries surrounding these historic icons like Julius Caesar, Abraham Lincoln, Napoleon and George Washington, and just may reveal some secrets these men preferred to conceal.