Human skull in museum exhibit stuns researchers


A grisly find in a Pittsburgh museum is turning heads. Researchers at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History found a human skull in an exhibit that was moved for restoration.

The “Lion Attacking a Dromedary” display shows a man fighting off lions while riding his camel through a North African desert. Investigators originally thought the man featured in the display was a mannequin with human teeth.

“We’ve known for ages that there are unidentified human teeth in the mannequin’s head, and this is an opportunity to discover whether there might also be other bone fragments,” Steve Tonsor the museum’s director of science and research said in a statement back in April before the restoration started….



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