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Forensic Anthropology

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The National Institute of Justice, through the NamUs program, provides funding and support for the UNT Center for Human Identification’s Forensic Anthropology Unit to provide the following analyses of skeletal remains to investigating agencies:

  • Distinguishing historical/archaeological remains from modern remains.
  • Development of biological profiles — such as sex, ancestry, stature, and age — to aid searches for possible matches.
  • Identifications of skeletal remains based on comparisons of medical and radiographic information.
  • Trauma analysis to contribute to cause and manner of death determinations.

Contact the UNTCHI Anthropology Team


Local Number: 940-565-4335 | Toll-Free: 1-800-763-3147
Local Fax Number: 817-735-0553 | Toll-Free Fax: 1-800-221-3515


[email protected]

Mailing Address

UNT Center for Human Identification | Attention: Forensic Anthropology Unit
3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard | CBH 6th Floor
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

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Date Created: March 26, 2021