Published Online: 1 January 2005
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Curator, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Facial reconstruction, as defined in this book, refers to the process “whereby the face of an individual is built onto the skull for the purpose of identification.” The volume joins a growing literature on this subject, reflecting advances in artistic techniques and the underlying science, as well as the sustained need to present facial imagery to the public with the goal of obtaining information helful in identification of unknown remains.
Paper ID: JFS2004350