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The pictured item is 6 inches high.


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#81 RE: It's #whatsitwednesd ay!mawkovin 2018-07-06 14:54
It's a phrenologists sample head to read the bumps on your head
#80 Answer from Kovelskovels.com 2018-07-06 11:06
Yes! It's a phrenology head - this small statue is marked to help tell your fortune from the bumps on your head.
#79 RE: It's #whatsitwednesd ay!Shurra 2018-07-06 03:40
Accupressure chart.
#78 Whatzzit !!Hookman 2018-07-05 14:20
Seems most folks are missing two things : It's only 6 inches tall,which makes the head less than 2 inches in diameter, which makes it too small to be any sort of real bust or teaching tool. Obviously, this "Phrenology bust" is merely decoration.
Secondly, no one seems to have noticed that the bottom is a box, with the "Phrenology bust" being the handle to lift up the lid.
Ergo, this weeks Whatzzit is a trinket box decorated with a miniature Phrenology bust.

But it still bears a striking resemblance to my Great-Aunt Magdalene.
#77 #Whatsitwednesd aynanapapasattic 2018-07-05 13:52
It is a phrenology head inkwell.
#76 RE: It's #whatsitwednesd ay!skfea 2018-07-05 13:27
notify me
#75 guide to read bumpsFern67 2018-07-05 12:51
used by practioneers to foretell the future.
#74 What's it Wednesdayjoanhb 2018-07-05 07:21
Is it a demostration prop for a phrenologist?
#73 RE: It's #whatsitwednesd ay!cowpiezzzz 2018-07-05 07:12
acupuncture guide ...
#72 RE: It's #whatsitwednesd ay!katherinescollections 2018-07-05 01:56
Phrenology training tool.

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