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Title: The Science and Art of The Facial Reconstruction Process 
Series: Software Series No. 4
Authors: Malin, G.
Publish Year: 2004  NYSM ID: SS.4 
Page-Plate-Fig: 73 min DVD or VHS 2004
Category: Anthropological
Disiplines: Historic Archaeology
Price: $4.95  
SKU:   ISBN: 1555572170 
Keywords: Albany, science, forensic, Almshouse, art, sculpture, skull 
Description: This video demonstrates the process of facial reconstruction completed by Museum Specialist Gay Malin. The video provides a step-by-step description of how artists go about rebuilding the features of a long-dead person, based only on the shape of their skull. This video focuses on the reconstruction of facial features from a skull of a woman who died 300 years ago in Albany. Her remains were excavated from the cemetary associated with the Albany Almshouse (1826-1926). The video provides a lot of interesting detail about how the artist decides on unknowable features like ear shape and body fat measures. 
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