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Some notes upon a Tasmanian aboriginal skull

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Scott, Herbert Hedley (1925) Some notes upon a Tasmanian aboriginal skull. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 5-10. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

H. H. Scott, Curator of the Launceston Museum. The Skull, which has recently come to light, was discovered upon the North East Coast, and apparently represents the total "find," since extended search failed to add other remains. It is devoid of a mandible, but otherwise is extremely perfect, even the turbinoid bones being in situ-it is that of a young female. All the characteristics of the Tasmanian skull are in evidence, the age being certified to by the non-erupted wisdom teeth. Includes description, skiographs and photos of the skull.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 5-10
ISSN: 0080-4703
Additional Information: Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2012 07:05
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:30
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/13024
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