By Bradley Adams
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Scattered) remains was conducted, and taphonomic indicators were instrumental in reconstructing the details of the case. 2 This figure shows a left femur with marked preservational differences. Notice how the proximal (right) portion of the bone is dark in color, while the distal (left) portion has been bleached white from exposure to the sun. This is an indication that part of the body was covered or buried and other parts were on the surface and exposed to the elements. Types of Trauma It is the job of the medical examiner or coroner to determine cause and manner of death, not the anthropologist.
For determining the age-at-death of all subadults, an assessment of the stage of skeletal and dental development is critical. This may include documentation of the degree of permanent and “baby” teeth formation, the length of bones, and the stage of bone formation and epiphyseal fusion. Each of these important indicators will be addressed. Dental Development One of the most reliable indicators of subadult age is dental development. While forensic odontologists work exclusively with the teeth and their supporting structures, this is also the realm of the anthropologist.
In general, postmortem changes are not associated with death and are the result of natural taphonomic processes. 1 The humerus on the left is normal, while the humerus on the right has an antemortem (healed) fracture of the shaft. The midshaft bowing of the humerus on the right is the result of a fracture that was never medically treated and set. Assessing Trauma and Time Since Death taphonomy is the study of the processes and changes that occur between a person’s death and the time of the body’s discovery.
Forensic Anthropology (Inside Forensic Science) by Bradley Adams