-Size: 6½"L x 4½"W x 5½"H
-Species: Homo sapiens (“
-Notes: The age of this skull was determined by reference to the natural bone specimen and a panoramic radiograph. An examination of both suggests an age between 2 and 3 years. There are 10 teeth in the maxillary arcade and 10 teeth in the mandibular arcade. The apices are almost completely formed on the primary incisors. There are no visible tooth buds present at the apices of the primary molars. Crown formation on permanent incisors and first molars is approximately two-thirds complete. Crown formation on permanent canines is just beginning.
-Size: 7¾"L x 5¼"W x 5½"H -Species: Homo sapiens (“Wise Man”) -Notes: This female skull from Bolivia, reported to be 1200 years old, is of interest to physical anthropologists as well as to paleopathologists. In addition to showing trephination, the skull also exhibits cranial deformation (elongation due to being bound). The skull...
-Size: 10½"L x 5½"W x 9½"H -Species: Homo sapiens (“Wise Man”) -Notes: This extraordinary trauma skull was found exposed by road equipment on a ranch in Chama, New Mexico. The skeleton was destroyed, but the skull and artifact remained in place and intact. The ax head is consistent with material culture of...
-Size: 8"L x 6"W x 8"H -Species: Homo sapiens (“Wise Man”) -Notes: Aged somewhere between 72 AD and 472 AD, this skull was unearthed near the Coliseum in Rome, Italy. This skull is from a formal grave yard for known coliseum gladiators. Experts infer from the skull, that the individual was a...