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dageletThis is an unusual subject for an article: an account of a successful doctoral thesis from the Unité de Formation et de Recherche d’Odontologie of the University of Nantes. The author discusses the contribution that forensic
dental examination and analysis can bring to archeological excavations and the investigation of the skeletons that may be found there. She uses as her subject the skeleton, that was ‘miraculously preserved’, found at the site of
the wreck of the ships of the Lapérouse expedition at Vanikoro (Solomon Islands).   Read in full Lapérouse and the Identity of the Skeleton of the Unknown Mariner of Vanikoro by Dr Bill Land 

 

THE FRENCH AUSTRALIAN REVIEW formerly Explorations NUMBER 58 AUSTRALIAN WINTER 2015:  PUBLISHED BY THE INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF FRENCH-AUSTRALIAN RELATIONS WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE FRENCH TRUST FUND

(Photograph:  Dagelet)

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