• 19th century
  • Although museums had acquired skulls earlier, it was Eugène Boban , an antiquities dealer who opened his shop in Paris in 1870, who is most associated with 19th-century museum collections of crystal skulls. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research carried out on several crystal skulls at the British Museum in 1967, 1996 and 2004 shows that the indented lines marking the teeth (for these skulls had no separate jawbone, unlike the Mitchell-Hedges skull ) were carved using jeweler's equipment (rotary tools) developed in the 19th century, making a supposed pre-Columbian origin problematic. (wikipedia.org)
  • The study concluded that the skulls were crafted in the 19th century in Germany, quite likely at workshops in the town of Idar-Oberstein , which was renowned for crafting objects made from imported Brazilian quartz in the late 19th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Crystal Skulls were fabricated in Germany in the 19th Century, in fact in the gem and Diamond-polishing cities of those places, that were unified in 1933 in the city of Idar-Oberstein. (wikipedia.org)
  • The skull and crossbones were also popular on crucifixes made in Northern Europe during the 18th and 19th century, worn on rosaries or as larger wall hangings in religious orders Memento Mori and symbolising Christ's victory over death. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1996
  • Skull Mountain was opened in 1996 and is one of three roller coasters at the park with a 44-inch (1,100 mm) height requirement. (wikipedia.org)
  • Skull Fang, known in Japan as Skull Fang: Kuuga Gaiden (スカルファング ~空牙外伝~) is a 1996 vertical-scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game developed and published by Data East. (wikipedia.org)
  • On February 26, 1996, Pony Canyon and Scitron Label added the arcade version's background music of Skull Fang with the background music of another Data East MLC System title, Avengers in Galactic Storm, both into an album titled Skull Fang / Avengers in Galactic Storm, which was released exclusively in Japan. (wikipedia.org)
  • teeth
  • At the Balingasay Site in Bolinao, Pangasinan, Philippines, archaeologists excavated 67 skulls, all of which had their teeth decorated in gold and were found with tradeware ceramics dating back to the Early Ming Dynasty in China circa 15th century A.D. The dental ornaments measure 10 millimeters wide by 11.5 millimeters in height. (wikipedia.org)
  • cavity
  • The most striking feature of the deformed skull is the greatly increased size of its brain cavity compared to the rest of its features, which are those of a child. (everything2.com)
  • Their known functions are the lessening of the weight of the skull, the aiding of resonance to the voice and the warming and moistening of the air drawn through the nasal cavity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The middle cranial fossa, a depression at the base of the cranial cavity forms the thinnest part of the skull and is thus the weakest part. (wikipedia.org)
  • Compound depressed skull fractures occur when there is a laceration over the fracture, putting the internal cranial cavity in contact with the outside environment, increasing the risk of contamination and infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bones
  • Walls of this small, baroque church are filled with three thousand skulls, and there are also bones of another 21 thousand people interred in the basement. (wikipedia.org)
  • The skull and bones are often used in military insignia, e.g. in coats of arms of some military regiments. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 1870s poison manufacturers around the world began using bright cobalt bottles with a variety of raised bumps and designs (to enable easy recognition in the dark) to indicate poison, but by the 1880s the skull and cross bones had become ubiquitous, and the brightly coloured bottles lost their association. (wikipedia.org)
  • The skull is made up of a number of fused flat bones, and contains many foramina, fossae, processes, and several cavities or sinuses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Except for the mandible, all of the bones of the skull are joined together by sutures-synarthrodial (immovable) joints formed by bony ossification, with Sharpey's fibres permitting some flexibility. (wikipedia.org)
  • The skull roof bones, comprising the bones of the facial skeleton and the sides and roof of the neurocranium, are dermal bones formed by intramembranous ossification, though the temporal bones are formed by endochondral ossification. (wikipedia.org)
  • The bones of the roof of the skull are initially separated by regions of dense connective tissue called fontanelles. (wikipedia.org)
  • A skull fracture is a break in one or more of the eight bones that form the cranial portion of the skull, usually occurring as a result of blunt force trauma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Basilar fractures are in the bones at the base of the skull. (wikipedia.org)
  • The bones of the skull are in three layers: the hard compact layer of the external table (lamina externa), the diploë (a spongy layer of red bone marrow in the middle, and the compact layer of the inner table (Lamina interna). (wikipedia.org)
  • parietal
  • In young children, although rare, the possibility exists of developing a growing skull fracture especially if the fracture occurs in the parietal bone. (wikipedia.org)
  • blood vessels
  • If the force of the impact is excessive, the bone may fracture at or near the site of the impact and cause damage to the underlying physical structures contained within the skull such as the membranes, blood vessels, and brain. (wikipedia.org)
  • exhibit
  • The Bolinao Skull is now on display at the Pang-ulo Exhibit, on the fourth floor of the National Museum of Anthropology, a component museum of the National Museum of the Philippines, which is dedicated to anthropology and archaeology. (wikipedia.org)
  • America
  • Having lived in America for the previous five years, Skull Orchard saw Langford turning his attention back across the Atlantic to the country he grew up in. (wikipedia.org)
  • A flume boat ride of the same name, Skull Mountain at Six Flags America near Baltimore, MD, closed in July 2011 to make room for Apocalypse. (wikipedia.org)
  • Maya
  • Many crystal skulls are claimed to be pre-Columbian , usually attributed to the Aztec or Maya civilizations . (wikipedia.org)
  • In several ancient cultures, such as the Maya , it was tradition to constrain the heads of infants in ways that would cause their skulls to develop abnormally. (everything2.com)
  • initially
  • By the time of its release, The Skull Orchards, initially a songwriting project, had evolved into a full blown band with Langford on guitar and vocals, Chicago guitarist Mark Durante (ex-Revolting Cocks, KMFDM), drummer Steve Goulding (ex-Gang Of Four, Graham Parker & the Rumour) and bass player Alan Doughty (ex-Jesus Jones). (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • The investigation concluded that this skull also was made recently. (wikipedia.org)
  • Using electron microscopy and X-ray crystallography , a team of British and American researchers found that the British Museum skull was worked with a harsh abrasive substance such as corundum or diamond , and shaped using a rotary disc tool made from some suitable metal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Inspired by this tradition, Anthony Santellas made this lifesize hinged sculpture that opens to reveal a skull. (neatorama.com)
  • The Bolinao Skull dates back to the 14th and 15th century A.D. and was likely made by historic inhabitants of Pangasinan, Philippines. (wikipedia.org)
  • Known
  • known as the Skull Fang squadron, the unit was founded in case the organization ever re-appeared. (wikipedia.org)
  • John Joseph Murphy (December 7, 1930 - March 23, 1970) was a Canadian professional wrestler better known by his ring name Skull Murphy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jo Sung-jin (born November 2, 1979), better known by his stage name Skull is a South Korean reggae singer, prior member of Stony Skunk and member of Skull & Haha. (wikipedia.org)
  • release
  • Skull Orchard, described on its release in 1998 as Langford's most Welsh release ever, had two homonymically-linked themes: Wales and whales which came together in the "Youghal" track, about the filming of the 1956 movie Moby Dick in coastal Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ten12 Records re-united all the original members of Skull Snaps (Erv Littleton Waters, Sam O. Culley, and George Bragg) in 2005 in tandem with the band's first official release, "Snapped"/"I'm Your Pimp", since its 1975 single. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • The skulls were found as part of a massacre between settlers and Native Americans in the area under the leadership of Chief Paulina in the winter of 1864. (wikipedia.org)
  • several
  • The skull forms the anterior most portion of the skeleton and is a product of cephalisation-housing the brain, and several sensory structures such as the eyes, ears, nose, and mouth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brandon Carroll as Jeff Jeff Dylan Graham as Matt Tepper Maggie Henry as Natalie Hannah Hughes as Morgan Lane Hughes as Daniel L.C. Holt as Victor E. L. Katz as Eddie Jennifer Price as Mom Benjamin Riley (as Ben Schmitt) as Himself (Commercial Guy) Debbie Stefanov as Abby Adam Wingard as Raymond Pop Skull screened at several major film festivals, including the American Film Institute and the Rome Film Festival. (wikipedia.org)
  • popular
  • Crystal skulls have been a popular subject appearing in numerous sci-fi television series , novels, films, and video games . (wikipedia.org)
  • small
  • Renamed Skull Snaps, they released an eponymous album on the small GSF label in 1973 before disappearing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Skull Islet is a small islet just off the shore of South Pender Island in British Columbia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Skull Hollow is a small campground in the Ochoco National Forest & Crooked River National Grassland. (wikipedia.org)
  • bone
  • In some animals such as horned ungulates, the skull also has a defensive function by providing the mount (on the frontal bone) for the horns. (wikipedia.org)
  • While an uncomplicated skull fracture can occur without associated physical or neurological damage and is in itself usually not clinically significant, a fracture in healthy bone indicates that a substantial amount of force has been applied and increases the possibility of associated injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • Areas of the skull that are covered with muscle have no underlying diploë formation between the internal and external lamina, which results in thin bone more susceptible to fractures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Linear skull fractures are breaks in the bone that transverse the full thickness of the skull from the outer to inner table. (wikipedia.org)
  • remains
  • Built in last quarter of the 18th century on the border of the then Prussian County of Glatz , the temple serves as a mass grave with thousands of skulls and skeletal remains "adorning" its interior walls as well as floor, ceiling and foundations. (wikipedia.org)
  • While most of the park's coasters (except Kingda Ka) will operate in light rain, Skull Mountain remains open during thunderstorms, since it is enclosed. (wikipedia.org)
  • base
  • Furthermore, it lacks the inion , the bump at the back of the base of the skull , and it has severely reduced signs of neck muscles. (everything2.com)
  • label
  • Skull Orchard is the debut solo album by Jon Langford, recorded in August 1997 and released on January 20, 1998 by Sugar Free Records, a Chicago-based label. (wikipedia.org)
  • Skull Disco was an independent dubstep record label, based in Bristol. (wikipedia.org)
  • Skull Session is an album by American jazz composer/arranger Oliver Nelson featuring performances recorded in 1975 for the Flying Dutchman label. (wikipedia.org)
  • little
  • Only because an actual skull is a little fragile though. (thinkgeek.com)
  • Linear skull fractures are usually of little clinical significance unless they parallel in close proximity or transverse a suture, or they involve a venous sinus groove or vascular channel. (wikipedia.org)
  • brain
  • Functions of the skull include protection of the brain, fixing the distance between the eyes to allow stereoscopic vision, and fixing the position of the ears to enable sound localisation of the direction and distance of sounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Like the skulls of other vertebrates, it protects the brain from injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • Depressed skull fractures present a high risk of increased pressure on the brain, or a hemorrhage to the brain that crushes the delicate tissue. (wikipedia.org)
  • Type
  • A depressed skull fracture is a type of fracture usually resulting from blunt force trauma, such as getting struck with a hammer, rock or getting kicked in the head. (wikipedia.org)
  • American
  • Despite some claims presented in an assortment of popularizing literature, legends of crystal skulls with mystical powers do not figure in genuine Mesoamerican or other Native American mythologies and spiritual accounts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pop Skull is an 2007 American horror film directed by Adam Wingard. (wikipedia.org)
  • Skull Ring is the fifteenth studio album by American rock singer Iggy Pop, released in November 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • built
  • We at Bull Skull are very proud of the reputation we have built up for quality over the years. (angelfire.com)
  • back
  • A Next Generation reviewer, while acknowledging that the chase mode and back and side thrusts are variations in the shooter formula, concluded Skull Fang to be "a shooter in the most generic sense. (wikipedia.org)
  • usually
  • There are four major types of skull fractures: Linear Depressed Diastatic Basilar Linear fractures are the most common, and usually require no intervention for the fracture itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diastatic fractures widen the sutures of the skull and usually affect children under three. (wikipedia.org)
  • name
  • Finishing moves Heart punch Signature moves Elbow smash Foreign objects Powerslam British wrestler Peter Northey (the son of wrestler Charles "Roy Bull Davies" Northey) adopted the "Skull Murphy" name along with a shaven-headed image. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mountain
  • Skull Mountain is an enclosed roller coaster located at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey. (wikipedia.org)
  • Occasionally, ride operators will operate Skull Mountain with the interior lights illuminated. (wikipedia.org)
  • Site
  • The Bolinao Skull is an archaeological artifact excavated at the Balingasay Archaeological Site in Bolinao, Pangasinan in the Philippines. (wikipedia.org)
  • example
  • The skull-and-crossbone symbol depicts the typical arrangement of skulls and humeri in ossuaries , as in the example above from Sedlec (Czech Republic). (wikipedia.org)
  • songs
  • This version also includes two exclusive arranged versions of the songs "Skull Fang" (Stage 1 theme) and "Over Boost" (Stage 2 Boss theme). (wikipedia.org)
  • video game
  • Skull Caps, the RTS video game sequel to Baldies, was developed by Creative Edge Software and published by Ubisoft Entertainment in 1998. (wikipedia.org)
  • High
  • High quality Skull inspired T-Shirts, Posters, Mugs and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. (redbubble.com)