At the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History– forensic artists

Forensic artists study ancient bones and reconstruct lifelike models of the person based on the information they gather. The work that they create makes history come alive.

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The third picture is a lifelike model. The first two pictures are of the bones that were found. This is a model of a 14 or 15 year old young man was one of the first settlers to arrive. He was also one of the first settlers to be killed upon arrival. His teeth and bone structure help us to know what he would have looked like.

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