Ivan IV - Facial Reconstruction

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This image depicts a facial reconstruction of Ivan the Terrible (also known as Ivan IV and Ivan Grozny).

Professor Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gerasimov based his reconstruction of Ivan Grozny’s face on his actual examination of the Tsar's exhumed remains. To learn about the details, see Ivan the Terrible, by Isabel de Madariag, at page 353.

To learn about M.M. Gerasimov and his methodology, see an article about his career, online via Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, RAS.

Media Credits

Image of bust by M. Gerasimov, featuring reconstructed facial features of Ivan IV, online via Wikimedia Commons with permission of the Museum Fund of the Russian Federation.

License:  CC BY-SA 3.0



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