Written in Bone: Bone Biographer's Casebook
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Written in Bone: Bone Biographer’s Casebook presents the work of Smithsonian scientists Dr. Doug Owsley, division head for Physical Anthropology, and colleague Karin Bruwelheide. One part science and art and one part research and history, the book distills decades of study on human skeletons captured in the powerful images of Smithsonian science photographers Chip Clark and Brittney Tatchell. 11"l. x 8"w. x 1"h.
The book coincides with the Smithsonian exhibit, Written in Bone: Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake. The exhibit has over 150 archival photographs newly released from the forensic files of the Deparment of Physical Anthropology at the National Museum of Natural History.
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