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Gorilla, Gorilla gorilla, VT3269

Physical Description

PR side of a transected gorilla skull, mounted on a historic black painted base. Lower mandible is present, and is held in place with metal components. This specimen is one of a series of skulls used to teach - each bone of the skull has been painted a different colour.

Provenance

Series of skulls prepared for teaching by: Professor Jeffery Parker

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 260 x 260 x 115mm

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