ANTHROPOLOGIE
International Journal of Human Diversity and Evolution
 
Coverage: 1923-1941 (Vols. I-XIX) & 1962-2021 (Vols. 1-59)
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'Orsini D, Varotto E, Galassi F. M., Martini M, 2022: THE LAST ITALIAN PETRIFIER, FRANCESCO SPIRITO (1885–1962), AND HIS METHOD OF PRESERVATION OF ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS. Anthropologie (Brno) 60, 3: 0-0'.
 
Abstract
This paper offers to the international community of students of the anatomical sciences a brief biographical and historical sketch of the Italian embalmer Francesco Spirito (1885–1962) and his preservative petrification technique. After describing the formula and method he used, the paper examines the educational role played by his preparations and the research potential they offer.
 
Keywords
Anthropology – Embalming – Human anatomy – Preservation – Teaching – History of medicine – History of anthropology
 
DOI
https://doi.org/10.26720/anthro.22.05.17.2
 
 
 
 

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