Tag Archives: cranium

Osteology Everywhere: Airport Edition

It’s spring break here in Ann Arbor (Editor’s Note: “spring” is misleading – technically this should read “intractable winter punctuated by copious amounts of unpredictable precipitation, ranging from snow to freezing rain” break). In celebration I’ve been taking this week relatively easy, … Continue reading

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Test Your Skills: Identifying Features and Siding the Parietals

Last week, I posted a guide to identifying and siding the parietal bones. If you read that post and learned some new techniques, or if you simply want to test your existing cranial fragment identification skills, then have I got a bone quiz for … Continue reading

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Osteology Everywhere: Sidewalk Edition

Artificial cranial deformation, à la Late Horizon Peru? Admittedly, I’d had a few pints before the walk home, but I can’t be the only one that sees this: The orbits are a little irregular, but I’m still struck by the … Continue reading

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Bone Quiz 5

We’re going to start this semester off slowly. I’m giving an easy quiz this time around, in the hope that it gives everyone a head start to their new year. Get it? A “head” start? I can’t give any more … Continue reading

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