Spain Starts Search for Lost Bones of Cervantes

Posted by admin on Jul 29, 2011

Spanish archaeologists have started the search for the remains of Don Quixote author Miguel de Cervantes. The author’s bones are believed to lie somewhere within a convent in Madrid and will help unlock clues as to how Cervantes died.

They will also allow forensic teams to reconstruct his face, finally showing the world exactly how he looked. Only one painting of Cervantes exists, and was painted more than 20 years after his death.

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