How Successful Is Facial Approximation

Facial Approximation

If the bones of the skull and the soft tissues of the face are interrelated, it stands to reason that the anatomy of the former will predict that of the latter, but is it predictable There have been many successes reported in the literature, and forensic sculptural approximation remains a popular if last-ditch attempt to identify unknown remains (Prag and Neave 1997b). Given all the problems associated with the reproduction of soft-tissue structures, it is perhaps not surprising that facial...