Mongoloid 633P Male Skull


Mongoloid 633P Male Skull




Mongoloid 633P Male Skull measures 12.3cm or 6.9 inches. Mongoloid 633P Male Skull is museum quality polyurethane cast. Made in the USA.  The skull is of a modern human (Mogoloid). Polyurethane cast from a private collection. Our percise skull can be used as a teaching tool, museum skull exhibit, home decor skull or office decor skull.

The skull exhibits a large osteoma (a benign bone tumor) an the pariental bone, just to the right of the sagittal suture. The tumor measures 48.18mm X 55.57 mm at the margins. Etiology unknown.

Mongoloid is an outdated historical grouping of various people indigenous to East Asia, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, North Asia, Polynesia, and the Americas.

The concept of dividing humankind into three races called Caucasoid, Mongoloid, and Negroid was introduced in the 1780s by members of the Göttingen School of History and further developed by Western scholars in the context of “racist ideologies” during the age of colonialism. With the rise of modern genetics, the concept of distinct human races in a biological sense has become obsolete. In 2019, the American Association of Physical Anthropologists stated: “The belief in ‘races’ as natural aspects of human biology, and the structures of inequality (racism) that emerge from such beliefs, are among the most damaging elements in the human experience both today and in the past.”

The term Mongoloid has had a second usage referencing Down syndrome, now generally regarded as highly offensive. Those affected were often referred to as “Mongoloids” or in terms of “Mongolian idiocy” or “Mongolian imbecility”.

Discussions on race among Western scholars during the 19th century took place against the background of the debate between monogenists and polygenists, the former arguing for a single origin of all mankind, the latter holding that each human race had a specific origin. Monogenists based their arguments either on a literal interpretation of the biblical story of Adam and Eve or on secular research. Since polygenism stressed the perceived differences, it was popular among white supremacists, especially slaveholders in the US.

Additional information

Weight 12 lbs
Dimensions 6.9 in


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