Stages in the reconstruction process

Facial reconstruction from a cranium is carried out according to a strictly defined program:

  • description of the cranium
  • two-dimensional (graphical) reconstruction
  • three-dimensional (sculptural) reconstruction

Each stage of the general program follows its own program.

description of the cranium

   

two-dimensional (graphical) reconstruction

   

three-dimensional (sculptural) reconstruction

Mikhail Gerasimov’s Career
Mikhail Gerasimov as an Archaeologist
Reconstruction of the Face from the Cranium
The Predecessors
Elaboration of the method
Stages in the reconstruction process
Cranium description
Graphical reconstruction
Sculptural reconstruction
Fields of application
Further development of the method
“Sinanthropus” (Member of the Species Homo Erectus)
Homo Neanderthalensis (Neanderthal man)
Neanderthal Child from Teshik-Tash
People of the Upper Paleolithic
People of the Mesolithic
People of the Early Iron Age
Drawings by M.M. Gerasimov