Схема возрастных изменений лицевого скелета в связи со старческой редукцией жевательного аппарата

Age changes of the facial skeleton.

а – profiles of a young man (22-year-old) and an old man (71-year-old) crania laid on each other;
б – changes in soft tissues conditioned by reduction of masticatory apparatus;
в – correlation of head soft tissues and cranium of a young Uzbek (19-year-old);
г – correlation of head soft tissues and cranium of an old Chinese man (61-year-old)



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