-Size: 7½"L x 5"W x 6½"H
-Species: Homo sapiens (“
-Notes: This is an excellent example of an African skull and perfect for use with our Asian and European skulls for comparative study. Although the concept of race assessment is controversial, certain features of the skull may be of use in differentiating ancestral groups. The nasal root is depressed and the nasal angle is obtuse. The nasal aperture is broad from top to bottom. The lower part of the nostrils has a bilateral gutter and there is no sill. The upper dental arcade has a somewhat rectangular shape. The incisors in the upper jaw are blade-like; however, there is a slight suggestion of shoveling on the left incisor. The face projects forward to a mild to moderate degree.
-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...