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Cranial deformation / elongated skulls

Atlantis, the Antediluvian World, by Ignatius Donnelly, [1882], at sacred-texts.com p. 268 CHAPTER IX. ARTIFICIAL DEFORMATION OF THE SKULL. AN examination of the American monuments shows (see figure on page 269) that the people represented were in the habit of flattening the skull by artificial means. The Greek and Roman writers had mentioned this practice,…

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Continue reading The Mayan Ballplayer with elongated head

The Mayan Ballplayer with elongated head

Falsely identified as an ancient astronaut in a spacesuite, if one see the codex one can see its a ballplayer in his costume. What is however more than interesting is his elongated head like the Paracas skulls, what is debated if this was a head binding practice.   Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:WLA_lacma_Ballplayer_Figure_Guatemala,_Peten_region_500-850_A.D._002.jpg#/media/File:WLA_lacma_Ballplayer_Figure_Guatemala,_Peten_region_500-850_A.D..jpg Description English: M2007 187 2…

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Continue reading Eric John Dingwall. Artificial Cranial Deformation A contribution to the study of ethnic mutilations(1931)

Eric John Dingwall. Artificial Cranial Deformation A contribution to the study of ethnic mutilations(1931)

http://www.ancient-wisdom.com/cranialdeformation.htm Eric John Dingwall Artificial Cranial Deformation. A contribution to the study of ethnic mutilations   Title Artificial cranial deformation : a contribution to the study of ethnic mutilations /​ by Eric John Dingwall. Author Dingwall, Eric J. (Eric John) Published London : J. Bale, Sons &​ Danielsson, 1931. Physical Description xvi, 313 p. :…

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