Facial Reconstruction

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Facial Approximation of an African Young Adult. The skeletal remains of a young African were exhumed at the archaeological excavation site on former Largo do Espirito Santo cemetery in Bucelas. The remains belong to a young adult female 18-21 years of age. The skeletal remains do not show signs of trauma or pathologies. Her skull reveals deliberate modification of the shape of the incisors, sharpened to a point. The facial approximation was commissioned by the Camara Municipal de Loures, Portugal.

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Luís Lopes Skeletal Collection Project

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Luís de Castro do Rio

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