Step 3 - Determining Age

Each of the skulls from the subjects were examined in detail. See if you can determine their age (either over 35 or under 35) by the sagittal sutures. Remember that sutures close fully by the age of 35.

Skeleton 1

skull sutures

Skeleton 2

skull sutures

Skeleton 3

sagittal suture

Skeleton 4


On your skeleton reconstruction page, note whether the skull indicates the person is over 35, or under 35.

Step 5 - Facial Reconstructions