CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoUNIVERSITY 1437/1/6/25
TitleSlide showing six photographs of human skulls from the 'Long and Round Barrow Races'.
DateLate 19th - early 20th century
Extent1 Slide
DescriptionSlide shows six images of human skulls, specifically the 'Upper, front and side views of skulls of the Long and Round Barrow Races; photographed by the Author from specimens in the Cambridge Anatomical Museum.'
First set of skulls 'A' is labelled 'Long Barrow, Dinnington, Rotherham. Length 204. Breadth 143; cran. index 70.1; ht-length index, 70.1; ht-br. index, 100; orb. index, 87.2; nas. index, 42; capacity; 1755; male'.
Second set of skulls 'B' is labelled 'Skull of a man of the Round Barrow Race, from a secondary internment, two feet below the surface, in a long barrow, Winterbourne, Stoke. Length, 177; breadth, 156, cran. index, 88.1; orb. index, 87.5; nas. index, 49.1'.
Access StatusOpen
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