Written in Bone: A Modern Forensic Case File

ID: SIA Acc. 16-150 [SIA16-150_D00115]

Creator: Ackoff, Karen

Form/Genre: Born digital

Date: 2009

Citation: Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History

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Summary

SI 1993-03A Posterior view of skeleton showing bone breaks.

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Anthropology
  • Written in Bone: Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake (Exhibition) (2009-2014: Washington, D.C.)

Notes

This image was for Dr. Douglas Owsley's exhibit "Written in Bone." "Written in Bone" was a popular exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History that ran from February 7, 2009 to January 6, 2014. The exhibit examined history through forensic anthropological investigations of 17th-century human skeletal remains including those of colonists teetering on the edge of survival at Jamestown, Virginia; those living in the wealthy and well-established settlement of St. Mary's City, Maryland; and farmers located in Leavy Neck in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Original filename: SI_93-03A_19.jpg

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Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 2009
  • July 17, 2009

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  • Personal/Educational Use

Topic

  • Forensic anthropology
  • Physical anthropology

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Born digital

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SIA Acc. 16-150 [SIA16-150_D00115]

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