Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Ultraviolet light reveals Gray Alien ghostly faces from medieval Black Book of Carmarthen

Unseen for 500 years, ultraviolet light has revealed two hidden portraits in a medieval Welsh manuscript

Scholars researching one of the UK’s most important medieval manuscripts were left surprised if not a little shaken last year when the use of ultraviolet light revealed two ghostly faces staring out at them from one of the pages.

The discovery of the sketches – not seen since they were erased in the 16th century from the Black Book of Carmarthen – came as a “complete surprise” to the two researchers.

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