Fischer–Saller scale

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The Fischer-Saller Scale, named after Eugen Fischer and Karl Saller, is used in physical anthropology and medicine to determine the shades of hair color. The scale uses the following designations: A to G (blond), H, J (blond brown), K to V (brown), W (brown black), X, Y (black) and Roman numerals I to V (red) and VI (faint red).[1][2]

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  1. ^ Hrdy, Daniel (1978). "Analysis of Hair Samples of Mummies from Semna South". American Journal of Physical Anthropology 49: 277–282. doi:10.1002/ajpa.1330490217. 
  2. ^ Prokopec, Miroslav; Glosová, Libuše; Ubelaker, Douglas H. (2000). "Change in Hair Pigmentation in Children from Birth to 5 Years in a Central European Population (Longitudinal Study)". Forensic Science Communications 2 (3).