Entry on the Egyptian skull in A Descriptive Catalogue of the Warren Anatomical Museum, Volume One

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Title

Entry on the Egyptian skull in A Descriptive Catalogue of the Warren Anatomical Museum, Volume One

Subject

Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851
Craniology
Craniometry
Warren Anatomical Museum

Description

This is the intake record of John Collins Warren I's donation of the original twelve Morton casts to the Warren Anatomical Museum. It draws specific attention to the fact that Morton selected them for Warren as examples of "Typical Skulls." They were chosen to represent an entire race or geographic location from the crania collection curated by Morton.

Abstract

Warren Anatomical Museum Descriptive Catalogue, Vol 1 record of the Egyptian skull given to John Collins Warren.

Creator

Jackson, J. B. S. (John Barnard Swett), 1806-1879

Date Created

1850-1870

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Warren Anatomical Museum Records, Series 00012: II. Collection Registration Records, 1835-1996, undated., 1835-1996,r, box number 13

Is Referenced By

Format

text

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

00012_013_008_ref

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Transcription

1051 3152. A series of twelve casts of Typical Skulls, modelled from the original Crania in the Collection of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, under the direction of Dr. G. Morton.
Presented to the Museum of the Medical College by Dr. John C. Warren October 6th, 1849.
1st English Anglo Saxon
1052. 3166 2nd German.
1053. 3180. 3rd Ancient Agyptian.
1054. 3179. 4th Graco Agyptian.
1055. 3168. 5tth Copt.
1056. 3252. 6th Chilian.
1057. 3218. 7th Italay.
1058. 3286. 8th Aboriginal American.
1059. 3381. 9th Ancient Peruvian.
1060. 3302. 10th the same.
1061. 3221. 11th Negro.
1062. 3246. 12th Australian.
The following collection and casts of skulls were presented to the Collection in the year 1847 by Dr. John C. Warren; with the exception of three Peruvian Skulls (Nos. 1102, 1103, and 1104), which were given May 17th, 1849.

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Citation

Jackson, J. B. S. (John Barnard Swett), 1806-1879, “Entry on the Egyptian skull in A Descriptive Catalogue of the Warren Anatomical Museum, Volume One,” OnView, accessed June 21, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/25426.

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