The Clachaig Skull

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 25 October 2014
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This skull was excavated from the cairn of Clachaig Falls on Arran in 1900 CE. With this skull, the skeletons of 14 men, women, and children were also discovered. The skull belonged to a young adult male; he was probably a farmer. Neolithic period, 4000-2500 BCE. The Hunterian Museum, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2014, October 25). The Clachaig Skull. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3198/the-clachaig-skull/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "The Clachaig Skull." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 25, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3198/the-clachaig-skull/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "The Clachaig Skull." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 25 Oct 2014. Web. 26 Jul 2021.