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"Unveiling the Mysteries: Exploring the Intricate Anatomy of the Skull" Delve into the depths of knowledge as we unravel the enigmatic world hidden within our skulls

Background imageSkull Collection: Roman memento mori mosaic

Roman memento mori mosaic. Mosaics consist of small pieces of coloured glass or stone, used to form an image or pattern on a floor or wall

Background imageSkull Collection: The Gin Shop, 1829

The Gin Shop, 1829
The Gin Shop, pub. 1829 (hand coloured engraving)

Background imageSkull Collection: Alphonse Milne Edwards (Milne-Edwards, 1835-1900), French zoologist

Alphonse Milne Edwards (Milne-Edwards, 1835-1900), French zoologist
XEE4134594 Alphonse Milne Edwards (Milne-Edwards, 1835-1900), French zoologist, member of the Academy of Sciences and Director of the Natural History Museum, in his office. (From a photograph)

Background imageSkull Collection: Skull anatomy by Leonardo da Vinci

Skull anatomy by Leonardo da Vinci. Historical artwork and notes on the anatomy of the human skull and teeth, by the Italian artist and scientist Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Background imageSkull Collection: Blossom and Decay

Blossom and Decay
BLOSSOM AND DECAY

Background imageSkull Collection: TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT, 1887. Devils Toboggan Slide. Temperance broadsheet published, 1887

TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT, 1887. Devils Toboggan Slide. Temperance broadsheet published, 1887, at Kalamazoo, Michigan

Background imageSkull Collection: Diagram of facial muscles, front view

Diagram of facial muscles, front view

Background imageSkull Collection: Homo erectus (Sangiran 17), H. sapiens (?) H. neanderthalens

Homo erectus (Sangiran 17), H. sapiens (?) H. neanderthalens
L to R, cast of Homo erectus, (Sangiran 17), Sangiran, Java, 700, 000 years old; cast of recent Homo sapiens skull from South East Asia; cast of Neanderthal skull from La Ferrassie, France, 50

Background imageSkull Collection: Horses skull

Horses skull, coloured X-ray

Background imageSkull Collection: Human brain, model

Human brain, model. Composite image of a sectioned model human brain inside a glass head. This view shows some of the brains major structures, including: the cerebral cortex (folded areas of tissue)

Background imageSkull Collection: Phrenology - Gall

Phrenology - Gall
Galls phrenological system - the skull seen from side and front Date: early 19th century

Background imageSkull Collection: Awful Changes

Awful Changes
A cartoon, published in 1830, 28 years before Darwins Origin Of Species, lampooning theories of evolution. Entitled Awful Changes, it depicts an Ichthyosaurus giving a lecture on a human skull

Background imageSkull Collection: The Examination of a Young Surgeon. Satirical etching, 1811, by George Cruikshank

The Examination of a Young Surgeon. Satirical etching, 1811, by George Cruikshank
CARTOON: SURGEONS, 1811. The Examination of a Young Surgeon. Satirical etching, 1811, by George Cruikshank

Background imageSkull Collection: Headache, X-ray artwork

Headache, X-ray artwork
Headache. Computer X-ray artwork of a lateral view of a human skull. The red area represents pain caused by a headache (cephalalgia)

Background imageSkull Collection: Anatomy / Skull / 1841

Anatomy / Skull / 1841
Illustration of the skull of a bushman of the Hottentot Tribe, Africa (side view)

Background imageSkull Collection: The Night before the Exam, 1935 (oil on canvas)

The Night before the Exam, 1935 (oil on canvas)
XIR32143 The Night before the Exam, 1935 (oil on canvas) by Pasternak, Leonid Osipovic (1862-1945); 39x55.5 cm; Musee d Orsay, Paris, France; (add.info.: On the eve of the Examination; ); Russian

Background imageSkull Collection: Full body scan, MRI scan

Full body scan, MRI scan
Full body scan of a female swimmer. Her brain is purple (top), her heart and arteries are red/orange (upper centre), her kidneys are pale green (centre)

Background imageSkull Collection: 1814 Mary Anning first ichthyosaur skull

1814 Mary Anning first ichthyosaur skull
Temnodontosaurus platydon. First scientific illustration of Mary Annings (and the world s) first ichthyosaur skull (actually found by her brother Joseph in 1811)

Background imageSkull Collection: The Ghost Train, travel on the thrills and laughter line

The Ghost Train, travel on the thrills and laughter line
The Ghost Train, Do you feel like Nothing on Earth? Then there is an Express reason why you should see The Ghost Train with a real Bogey

Background imageSkull Collection: Australopithecus and the Rhodesian Man

Australopithecus and the Rhodesian Man
Reconstructed: Australopithecus and the Rhodesian Man. Links in the chain of human evolution: Australopithecus Africanus (3 ft high on the left), representing the Taungs skull

Background imageSkull Collection: Ossuary Chapel of skulls - Valletta, Malta

Ossuary Chapel of skulls - Valletta, Malta - destroyed by a bomb during World War II. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSkull Collection: Brain anatomy, MRI scan

Brain anatomy, MRI scan
Brain anatomy. Coloured magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of the human head from the side. The sagittal scan has halved the brain, revealing the internal anatomy

Background imageSkull Collection: SPIRIT PHOTOGRAPH, 1863. French illusionist Henri Robin with a ghost

SPIRIT PHOTOGRAPH, 1863. French illusionist Henri Robin with a ghost, in a double exposed publicity photograph by Eugne
SPIRIT PHOTOGRAPH, 1863. French illusionist Henri Robin with a ghost, in a double exposed publicity photograph by Eug├¿ne Thi© bault, 1863

Background imageSkull Collection: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, 1925. Lon Chaney in the title role of the film, Phantom of the Opera, 1925

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, 1925. Lon Chaney in the title role of the film, Phantom of the Opera, 1925

Background imageSkull Collection: PIRATES: JOLLY ROGER FLAG. Flag of the English pirate, Stede Bonnet

PIRATES: JOLLY ROGER FLAG. Flag of the English pirate, Stede Bonnet

Background imageSkull Collection: Illustration of Australopithecus, Homo habilis and Homo sapiens skulls

Illustration of Australopithecus, Homo habilis and Homo sapiens skulls

Background imageSkull Collection: France - Amiens - The Cathedral - The Crying Angel Statue

France - Amiens - The Cathedral - The Crying Angel Statue Date: circa 1910

Background imageSkull Collection: Paranthropus boisei (Zinjanthropus) cranium (OH5)

Paranthropus boisei (Zinjanthropus) cranium (OH5)
Cast of the cranium of a young male of Paranthropus boisei discovered by Mary Leakey in 1959 at Olduvai Gorge. The specimen which is the Holotype of Zinjanthropus boisei (Leakey 1959)

Background imageSkull Collection: Cro-magnon and Neanderthal skull comparison

Cro-magnon and Neanderthal skull comparison
Side view comparison of casts of Cro-Magnon skull from Brno, Czech Republic, Upper Palaeolithic (right), and Neanderthal skull from La Chapelle, France, Middle Palaeolithic (left)

Background imageSkull Collection: Dog skull X-ray

Dog skull X-ray

Background imageSkull Collection: Human skull, X-ray

Human skull, X-ray
Human skull. Coloured X-ray of a sagittal section through a human skull. The skull has been sliced in half down the centre, revealing details of the internal structures

Background imageSkull Collection: Horse skull

Horse skull (Equus caballus), side view X-ray

Background imageSkull Collection: Normal skull, X-ray

Normal skull, X-ray
Normal skull, coloured frontal 3D computed tomography (CT) scan

Background imageSkull Collection: Primate skulls

Primate skulls. Coloured x-rays of the skulls of a gorilla (Gorilla gorilla, left), chimpanzee (Pan trogoldytes, centre) and human (Homo sapien, left)

Background imageSkull Collection: Witch with her black cat

Witch with her black cat
Witch casting a spell accompanied by a raven and a black cat. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSkull Collection: Trephination evidence in an Inca skull

Trephination evidence in an Inca skull
Inca skull showing evidence of prehistoric trephining or brain surgery in Peru. Woodcut with a watercolor wash

Background imageSkull Collection: Person with a camera, X-ray

Person with a camera, X-ray
Person with a camera. Coloured, frontal X-ray of a person holding a camera (blue, left). The persons skull (centre) and neck bones (vertebrae, lower centre) can be seen

Background imageSkull Collection: Monkey skulls embedded in mud wall to protect against evil spirits, Dogon village of Telle

Monkey skulls embedded in mud wall to protect against evil spirits, Dogon village of Telle, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mali, Africa

Background imageSkull Collection: Anatomy / Various Parts

Anatomy / Various Parts
Diagrams of various organs, the skull and human body

Background imageSkull Collection: Hamlet and Skull

Hamlet and Skull
Hamlet with Yoricks skull

Background imageSkull Collection: Reproduction of a poster advertising the play Hamlet (colour litho)

Reproduction of a poster advertising the play Hamlet (colour litho)
STC139153 Reproduction of a poster advertising the play Hamlet (colour litho) by Nicholson, William (1872-1949) & Pryde, James (1866-1941); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageSkull Collection: The Ambassadors By Hans Holbein The Younger. From The Worlds Greatest Paintings

The Ambassadors By Hans Holbein The Younger. From The Worlds Greatest Paintings, Published By Odhams Press, London, 1934

Background imageSkull Collection: Vanitas (oil on canvas)

Vanitas (oil on canvas)
XIR160470 Vanitas (oil on canvas) by Saint-Andre, Simon Renard de (1613-1677); 65x54 cm; Private Collection; French, out of copyright

Background imageSkull Collection: Frontispiece illustration from Frankenstein

Frontispiece illustration from Frankenstein
Frontispiece illustration from Mary Shelley's novel, Frankenstein. Date: first published 1818

Background imageSkull Collection: David Garrick with William Burton and John Palmer in The Alchemist by Ben Jonson

David Garrick with William Burton and John Palmer in The Alchemist by Ben Jonson
XTD75472 David Garrick with William Burton and John Palmer in The Alchemist by Ben Jonson, 1770 by Zoffany, Johann (1733-1810); 104x99 cm; Private Collection; English, out of copyright

Background imageSkull Collection: Day of the Dead Folk Art, Oaxaca City, Oaxaca, Mexico, North America

Day of the Dead Folk Art, Oaxaca City, Oaxaca, Mexico, North America

Background imageSkull Collection: Upper body skeleton, computer artwork

Upper body skeleton, computer artwork
Upper body skeleton. Computer artwork of a human skeleton showing the bones of the upper body. At the top is the base of the skull and the jaw bone

Background imageSkull Collection: Neck vertebrae extended, X-ray

Neck vertebrae extended, X-ray
Bending of the neck. Coloured X-ray of a side view of the neck of a man showing extension of healthy cervical vertebrae (bones)



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"Unveiling the Mysteries: Exploring the Intricate Anatomy of the Skull" Delve into the depths of knowledge as we unravel the enigmatic world hidden within our skulls. Inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's meticulous study, "Skull anatomy, " embark on a journey that encompasses both beauty and decay. Transport yourself to 1887, where a powerful movement known as Temperance sought to combat societal vices. Witness their striking broadsheet, "Devils Toboggan Slide, " published in Kalamazoo, Michigan – a reminder of humanity's struggle between virtue and temptation. Marvel at an intricate diagram showcasing facial muscles from a front view; it unveils how these delicate fibers orchestrate expressions that define our emotions. Meanwhile, explore the hauntingly captivating mosaic of Roman memento mori art – an ancient reminder of mortality amidst life's fleeting moments. Venture into phrenology with Gall, exploring his belief in cranial bumps revealing personality traits. Step aboard "The Ghost Train, " where thrills and laughter intertwine on this exhilarating ride through human psychology. Witness evolution unfold before your eyes as Homo erectus meets H. Sapiens and H. Neanderthalensis – bridging gaps between species while highlighting our shared ancestry. Behold a model representing the intricacies of the human brain – an organ responsible for thoughts, memories, and consciousness itself. Its complexity astounds us all. Capture awe-inspiring images with X-ray vision as you encounter someone wielding a camera alongside an eerie glimpse beneath their skin - revealing hidden secrets only visible through technology's lens. In this captivating exploration encompassing artistry, science, history, and wonderment - prepare to be amazed by "Awful Changes. " The skull reveals stories untold; its silent presence speaks volumes about who we are and what lies beyond our mortal existence.