Phrenological head


Civic Museums of Reggio Emilia

Civic Museums of Reggio Emilia
Reggio Emilia, Italy

This ceramic head model reproduces a so-called "phrenological map", created according to the nineteenth-century doctrine of Phrenology (or cranioscopy), developed by F.J. Gall.


  • Title: Phrenological head
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: 1750/1850
  • Location: Musei Civici di Reggio Emilia
  • Type: Anatomical model

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