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The Hythe Skulls

Naturevolume 120page84 (1927) | Download Citation



I AM gratified by the letter of the editor of Biometrika in NATURE of July 2, which suggests, though it does not say, that Miss Hooke did not mean to hint that I had wilfully selected certain skulls from the Hythe collection and discarded others which did not suit my purpose. This disclaimer was urgently needed. The suggestion of the editor that only the largest and thickest skulls had been picked out of the stack in 1851 is rather irrelevant, since the question of size is not the point.

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  1. St. Thomas's Hospital, London

    • F. G. PARSONS


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