Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery Collections:
GLAHM A.1912.21/5


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GLAHM A.1912.21/5: human skull without mandible - click to view larger image

human skull without mandible


Materials:
bone
Dimensions:
23.0 x 14.1 x 14.0 cm
Marks:
A5
Locality:
Torlin, [north of Lagg, southern Arran, North Ayrshire], [Scotland]
Context:
cairn, Neolithic
References:
FIG BRYCE,T.H. 1902 p 143-145
Notes:
One of the collection of Bryce skulls, excavated from Arran in 1900. Upon photographing the skull, the right zygomatic arch and maxilla were put back in place. Skull is mesocephalic and is moderately heavy. The skull shows continuation of the zygomatic arch along the temporal bone, forming a supramastoid crest. The glabella of the skull is also well marked. These are features of the male. The individual was probably an adult male.
Keywords:
HUMAN_REMAINS_SCOTLAND : INTERMENT HUMAN : SKULL :

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