Aboriginal trephination: case from southern New England?

@article{Powell1970AboriginalTC,
  title={Aboriginal trephination: case from southern New England?},
  author={Blake Powell},
  journal={Science},
  year={1970},
  volume={170 3959},
  pages={732-4}
}
The skull of a young adult male Amerind from a grave at a coastal site in southern Connecticut bears a largely cicatrized elliptical anomaly near bregma. Some evidence suggests deliberate antemortem trephination of the scraping type. The specimen is of interest since perhaps fewer than twenty human skulls have been advanced as putative cases of trephining… CONTINUE READING