A Modern Facial Goniometer

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Title

A Modern Facial Goniometer

Subject

anatomy, crime, nineteenth century, phrenology, crainiology, head, skull 

Description

This object is a modern facial goniometer that measures the skull. Skull mesuresments were used to assume certain chacteristics based on the principles of phrenology. This object is accompied by a worksheet intended for 8th or 9th grade students to work through in order learn about the biased and unethical tendecies of phrenology. A maker's statement is also included with reflection on the object. 

Creator

Claire Mohandiss

Source

Original-Claire Mohandiss 

Publisher

Claire Mohandiss

Date

April 21st, 2020

Contributor

Claire Mohandiss

Relation

"A Definition of Phrenology"

Format

wood; still image; online word document 

Language

English 

Type

wood; still image; online word document 

Coverage

nineteenth century phrenology 

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

wood tool

Files

Phrenology image 1.jpg
Phrenology image 2.jpg
Phrenology image 3.jpg
Phrenology Worksheet .docx
Maker's Statement.docx

Citation

Claire Mohandiss, “A Modern Facial Goniometer,” Enlightenmens, accessed December 2, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/1071.

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