Stegosaurus skull

This cast is rather less than perfect, but it’s quite a bit better than nothing and having it free means it’s easy to manipulate and take some decent photos from multiple angles. It’s always nice to be able to handle things freely like this and see into corners and check out awkward features. This is the first time I’ve really got my hands on a stegosaur skull so while ornithischians do not really feature in my research, it’s good to take a look and learn a few little things.

This cast is from the collections at the National Museum in Ireland and my thanks to them for letting me show it here.

This article has been translated into Estonian here.

4 Responses to “Stegosaurus skull”


  1. 1 Tim Donovan 29/05/2011 at 11:55 am

    What we really need are skulls of Dacentrurus, and Wuerhosaurus.

  2. 2 AnJaCo 30/05/2011 at 6:36 am

    Is this a cast of USNM 4934 [type specimen of S. stenops]?


  1. 1 Diplodocus skulls again « Dave Hone's Archosaur Musings Trackback on 30/05/2011 at 8:39 am

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