Real human skull, trepidation, vintage trephine,
Real desecrated human skull with an antique trepidation tool, also know as a trephine skull drill tool, believed to be from the 1880's, maybe earlier, mounted on a beautiful custom made base. The preparation shows it's use using a real piece of a human skull.
Trephines were instruments used to remove a section of bone from the skull. This practice began in Neolithic times and was used through the 1800s to remove diseases, treat skull fractures, release evil spirits, and treat headaches and epilepsy.
By Mattaeus Ball
Warning: Keep out of reach of children