SIA Acc. 16-150, National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Anthropology, Exhibition Records, 2004-2016

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This accession consists of images used in the exhibit "Written in Bone: Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake" which 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 Saint Mary's (Marys) City, Maryland; and farmers located in Leavy Neck in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Materials also include a spreadsheet that provides details about each image. Materials are in electronic format.


Written in Bone: Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake (Exhibition) (2009-2014: Washington, D.C.)


For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.



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  • 2004
  • 2004-2016


  • Forensic anthropology
  • Museums
  • Museum exhibits


  • Saint Marys City (Md.)
  • Jamestown (Va.)
  • Anne Arundel County (Md.)


  • Digital images
  • Collection descriptions
  • Electronic records

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SIA Acc. 16-150

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