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Get physical with Amanda Smith on ABC Radio National's The Body Sphere. It's a program about the human form and the way we use it as we create and compete, care and abuse, display and hide. Published every Sunday.


The phrenologist's skull

July 18th, 2015

Episode 68 of 99 episodes

A human skull held in a museum for over a hundred years has finally been identified and handed back to Aboriginal descendants. Identifying of the skull revolved around two bizarre 19th century practices - phrenology and body-snatching.