Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 12 On The Foramina of the Head and the Upper Maxilla

FOURTH FIGURE OF THE TWELFTH CHAPTER 9


The fourth shows the inner surface of the skull’s upper portion [skull cap]; 10 we have resected this from the skull of the third figure with a saw, in the way we normally divide the skull to show the composition of the brain. Let us therefore proceed to the figure legend, adding a numerical subscript to each character showing the figure to which it belongs, noting first that the eighth figure of chapter six, showing the inside of the cuneiform bone [os sphenoidale], the eighth bone of the head, 11 which faces the brain, is no small aid to understanding certain foramina. It will be extremely useful to compare that figure with the inner surface in figure three of this chapter, following the description of the cuneiform bone, the eighth bone of the head.



Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 12 On The Foramina of the Head and the Upper Maxilla