Battista Franco (Italian, ca. 1510–1561). Skull in Profile, ca. 1538. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Robert Lehman Collection, 1975 (1975.1.326) #skull #Halloween
☤ MD ☞☆☆☆ Craniometer. This instrument was used for measuring the external dimensions of skulls for comparative studies. Craniometry was also used in phrenology, which appeard to determine character, personality traits, and criminality on the basis of the shape of the head. This Reproduction Craniometer is a 26" tall.