Skull for anatomical studies
early 20th century, Netherlands, private collection from Finland.
Ex-medical human skull for anatomical studies. Skull cap is unattached. Original brass strings, hooks and screws are missing from skull cap and lower mandible, replaced with cotton string and iron wire. Almost all teeth are missing. Gorgeous dark patina. Good condition. Signs of educational use and handling over many years. Dirt, dust and soot. Size approx. 14cm x 13cm x 20cm.
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