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Field Museum

Modern adult with microcephaly

Caption: Skull cast and cast of the endocranial cavity (endocast) from the Royal College of Surgeons in London of a modern adult human who suffered from microcephaly. It provides evidence that the LB1 skull from Flores, which is so similar, could also have been a microcephalic adult.

Credit: Photo by John Weinstein, Courtesy of The Field Museum (Negative # Z94438_07Ad)

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