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Head reconstruction (in progress) of a Taiwan Aboriginal male made from a cast of a skull from the Shi San Han site (1000- 1500 A.D.) near Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. Artist and sculptor, Shao Ching-wang, is shown here at the Academia Sinica in Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan in June, 2000. Photo credit: M. Pietrusewsky.

Facial view of head reconstruction (in progress) made from a cast of a Taiwan Aboriginal male skull from the Shi San Han site (1000- 1500 A.D.) near Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. The tissue thickness markers are still evident at this stage of reconstruction. Photo taken by M. Pietrusewsky, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan, June 2000.

Lateral view of head reconstruction (in progress) of a Taiwan Aboriginal male made from a cast of a skull from the Shi San Han site (1000- 1500 A.D.) near Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. Photo: M. Pietrusewsky, June, 2000, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan.

Michael Pietrusewsky working with the skeletal remains from the Shi San Han site (1000- 1500 A.D.) in the laboratory of the Department of History & Philology, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan, June, 2000.

Michael Pietrusewsky examining skeletal remains from the Shi San Han site (1000- 1500 A.D.) in the laboratory of the Department of History & Philology, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan, June, 2000.

Michael Pietrusewsky working with the skeletal remains from the Shi San Han site (1000- 1500 A.D.) in the laboratory of the Department of History & Philology, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan, June, 2000.

Shao Ching-wang at the Academia Sinica in Taipei, preparing a skull from the Shi San Han site (1000- 1500 A.D.) A cast will be made prior to attempting a head reconstruction using clay. Photo: M. Pietrusewsky, June, 2000.

Shao Ching-wang at the Academia Sinica in Taipei, preparing a skull from the Shi San Han site (1000- 1500 A.D.) from which a cast will be made prior to making a head reconstruction. Photo: M. Pietrusewsky, June, 2000.

A sketch of an early photograph of male Taiwan Aboriginal (Ketangalan) from northern Taiwan. Artist: Shao Ching-wang.

Shi San Han reconstructions in wax.
Artist: Shao Ching-wang, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei

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