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1 Forensic Anthropology Pictures START WITH THE SKULL….

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3 Features of the Skull Used in Race Determination Nasal index: The ratio of the width to the height of the nose, multiplied by 100 Nasal Spine Feel the base of the nasal cavity, on either side of the nasal spine – do you feel sharp ridges (nasal silling), rounded ridges, or no ridges at all (nasal guttering)? Prognathism: extended lower jaw Shape of eye orbits (round or squareish Nasal spine

4 Skull comparison

5 Nasal Silling and Guttering From: Beyers, S.N. (2005). Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

6 Caucasoid, Mongoloid, Negroid From: Beyers, S.N. (2005). Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

7 Pelvic Comparison

8 Long Bones


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