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dc.contributor.author Boutin, Alexis T. en
dc.contributor.author Nusse, Gloria L. en
dc.contributor.author Sholts, Sabrina B. en
dc.contributor.author Porter, Benjamin W. en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-02-25T00:43:39Z en
dc.date.available 2016-02-25T00:43:39Z en
dc.date.issued 2012 en
dc.identifier.citation Boutin, A.T.; Nusse, G.L.; Sholts, S.B.; Porter, B.W. 2012. "Face to Face with the Past: Reconstructing a Teenage Boy from Early Dilmun." Near Eastern Archaeology 75.2 (2012): 68-79. en
dc.identifier.issn 2076 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/162741 en
dc.description Published by American Schools of Oriental Research via Near Eastern Archaeology and copyright of American Schools of Oriental Research. The definitive version of this article is available at: http://0-www.jstor.org.iii.sonoma.edu/stable/10.5615/neareastarch.75.2.0068 en
dc.description.abstract Since 2008, the Dilmun Bioarchaeology Project has analyzed the human skeletal remains and artifacts that Peter B. Cornwall excavated from Bahrain in the 1940s, now held in the Hearst Museum of Anthropology. One mode of interpretation and dissemination pursued by the DBP team is forensic facial reconstruction. The subject of the first reconstruction is a twelve- to fifteen-year-old male who lived during the Early Dilmun period (ca. 2050–1800 .). The resulting sculpture incorporates skeletal data about his identity and health as well as visual cues grounded in archaeological and sociohistorical contexts. It will be one of two reconstructions at the center of a traveling museum exhibition beginning in 2013. The goal of the exhibition is to present members of past societies to the interested public in a tangible fashion that encourages empathy and an appreciation of our shared humanity. en
dc.description.sponsorship Funding for this research was provided by Sonoma State University’s School of Social Sciences, particularly Elaine Leeder, and RSCAP funding. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Near Eastern Archaeology en
dc.relation.uri http://0-www.jstor.org.iii.sonoma.edu/stable/10.5615/neareastarch.75.2.0068 en
dc.rights Copyright of American Schools of Oriental Research en
dc.subject archaeology en
dc.subject cultural anthropology en
dc.subject forensic reconstruction en
dc.title Face to Face with the Past: Reconstructing a Teenage Boy from Early Dilmun en
dc.type Article en
dc.contributor.sonomaauthor Boutin, Alexis en


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