Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery Collections:
GLAHM B.1922.7


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GLAHM B.1922.7: human skull without mandible - click to view larger image

human skull without mandible


Materials:
bone
Dimensions:
21.1 x 14.3 x 14.4 cm
Locality:
north of Cross Church, Sanday, Orkney, Scotland
References:
PUBL New Orkney Antiquarian Journal, Vol. 2 2002 p.77, no. 129
Notes:
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).
Keywords:
CURSITER_PROJECT : HUMAN_REMAINS_SCOTLAND : DENNISON_COLLECTION :

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