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human skull without mandible
21.1 x 14.3 x 14.4 cm
north of Cross Church, Sanday, Orkney, Scotland
New Orkney Antiquarian Journal, Vol. 2 2002 p.77, no. 129
One of the collection of Cursiter skulls. The skull has a large label covering the coronal suture and another small label with '129' on it. The skull is dolichocepalic and has an especially broad face, due to very large zygomatic bones. The skull is moderately heavy and robust. Unknown if the zygomatic arch suture break happened post-mortem or in life.The skull is probably from a young adult male. Cursiter ex Dennison (129).
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