ANSI/ASB Best Practice Recommendation 089

Best Practice Recommendation for Facial Approximation in Forensic Anthropology

First Edition, 2020
Best Practice Recommendation
Consensus Body: Anthropology
Published

This best practice recommendation sets forth guidance for facial approximation from skeletal remains. The production and assessment of facial approximations using skeletal remains represents a combination of varied methods of art and anatomical science that continue to evolve. Therefore, recommendations for specific techniques are not addressed. Facial imaging procedures such as composite drawings and postmortem imaging from photographs are not addressed.