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cover and select inside pages of: Written in Bone: Bone Biographer's Casebook

 

It takes exacting reporting and recording skill, shared dedicated goals,a broad range of skeletal and dental data and exceptional teamwork to have the power to bring a bag of bones back to life again.

 

Written in Bone:
Bone Biographer's Casebook

features over 150 archival photographs*never before released from the forensic files of the Division of Physical Anthropology,National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC.

This book offers a unique view of the study of human skeletons—one part science and art;one part research and history. Douglas Owsley and Karin Bruwelheide, world renowned forensic anthropologists at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, have been studying the bones of historic and contemporary populations for nearly two decades.

 

Written in Bone: Bone Biographer's Casebook is available
online at the Smithsonian Store - http://www.smithsonianstore.com
Published by LeanTo Press.

 

*The images have been selected and visually interpreted in the book by Art Director/Book Designer, Kate Meyers and Editor/Writer, Miriam Rothstein.

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