Picture what a person nicknamed "Cheddar man" might look like. Now do it again, knowing that Cheddar man is the oldest-known Homo sapiens ever discovered in England. Whether the person you pictured was wearing a cheesehead hat or a sort of Stone Age bowler hat, well, we can't verify the man's accessory choices. But we can verify his skin color. Here's what English people looked like 10,000 years ago.
Aged to Perfection
Foul Weather, Fair Skin
First-Known Briton Had Dark Skin, Blue Eyes
Written by Reuben Westmaas February 8, 2018
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