-Size: 8"L x 5"W x 9"H
-Species: Homo sapiens (“
-Notes: Dated over 2,000 years old, this skull is an extreme example of binding and elongation. Cranial binding is the shaping of the skull when a child is very young, usually an infant. This wrapping is often done with rope or cloth by itself or against a wooden board. This results in the misshaping, flattening (see our cradle-board skull, BC-222) or, in this case, elongation. This wrapping or binding, is thought to be the oldest form of body modification, dating back 9,000 years. This particular skull is from Peru, but this practice has occurred in other regions as well. Metal stand in photo, not included.
-Size: 2&6/8" circumference -Tribe: Mursi -Notes: The lip plate was used as a feminine promotion of self-esteem and beautification. As the individual grew older, larger lip plates were gradually inserted. Acrylic stand not included. -Location: Omo River valley, Ethiopia
-Dome Size: 8&1/4" H x 4&3/4" W - Specimen Size: 4&1/2" L x 3" W -Species: Alligator mississippiensis -Notes: The American Alligator can grow to lengths of up to 14' long. -Location: Southeast USA This item can not be sent outside of the USA.
-Dome Size: 4&1/2H x 4"W -Species: Lolliguncula brevis -Notes: A beautiful, dry-preserved specimen that is perfect for both the nature collector and oddity collector alike. This small species can be found at the mouths of rivers, and can survive in minimal salinity. -Location: western Atlantic Ocean This item can...