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1882 CRANIAL AMULETS Prehistoric Trephining Trepanning Skull Vertex Tartar Sword

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•Title: Vertex Of Skull Showing Effect Of Sabre Stroke (Plate #4)
•Year: 1882
•Print size (inches):
9 x 11.5 (large)
•Print size (cm): 23 x 29 (large)
•Provenance:  Prehistoric Trephining And Cranial Amulets, Robert Fletcher (copy of dated title page will be provided)
•Verso:  Blank
  Government Printing Office - Washington


This 133 year old antique print is part of a collection of engravings produced by the Department Of The Interior, U.S. Geographical And Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain region, John Wesley Powell in charge, the famous expedition explorer. Please examine the images closely for any small imperfections not noted here. Very good condition!

Plate #4 
Vertex Of Skull Showing Effect Of Sabre Stroke

Loss of substance from the vertex of a skull produced by the stroke of a Tatar sabre. Natural size. (Musee Broca)