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U.S. Department of Justice
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Laboratory Division


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A quarterly online journal published by the FBI Laboratory

Photographic superimposition of an unidentified human skull from a 1991 Smithsonian-FBI case

Putting a Name to a Face

For more than 60 years, physical anthropologists at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, have assisted the FBI with cases involving unidentified human remains. Read how forensic facial reconstruction and photographic superimposition can establish the identity of unknown individuals and provide closure in unsolved cases.

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Read more about forensic art and facial imaging in abstracts from the 9th Biennial Scientific Meeting of the International Association for Craniofacial Identification.

Forensic Science Communications
October 2000 — Volume 2 — Number 4

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