The average face of Koreans over the course of history: Past, present and the future

On a popular online post called Pann, a post with pictures of avereage Korean faces in the past, present and the future is going viral with over 40,000 views in a few hours.These images were created by historians and facial reconstruction experts based on skulls of ancient Koreans.

1. Ancient Koreans of 12,000 years ago
The faces have the distinct traits of North Eastern Asians.
The average face of Koreans over the course of history: Past, present and the future

2. The Shinla Dynasty (7~10th century)
The average faces shifted significantly as blood was mixed with people who migrated down from Norther Siberia. A round oval shaped face and small lips are the most significant traits.
The average face of Koreans over the course of history: Past, present and the future

3. Goryeo ~ 2014
As migration of foreign people became less and less common since the beginning of Goryeo dynasty and Korea became unified under the name of Chosun the avrage Korean face became close to what the average face is in present day.
The average face of Koreans over the course of history: Past, present and the future

4. 2050
As multinational families become more prevalent, South East Asian features may start to become more prevalent.
The average face of Koreans over the course of history: Past, present and the future

5. 2100
By 2100, it is expected one out of every 5 households will be a multinational family. The average Korean face is expected to most likely reflect traits from multiple Asian nations.
The average face of Koreans over the course of history: Past, present and the future


Netizens Comments
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[+ 51, – 4] The Shinla face is seriously pretty..

[+ 35, – 2] I put make up on the Shinla face and she looks like a goddess..
The average face of Koreans over the course of history: Past, present and the future

[+ 18, – 1] The Shinla girl’s face is so pretty..but why do guys’ eyes keep getting smaller?

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[+ 13, – 0] 2100 face + make up
The average face of Koreans over the course of history: Past, present and the future

Source: Pann

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