Gallery of Skulls

Hand Painted Fossil Skull of Homo heidelbergensis, side view.

$79.00
  • Homo heidelbergensis or Heidelberg Man Skull side view.

Gallery of Skulls

Hand Painted Fossil Skull of Homo heidelbergensis, side view.

$79.00

This illustrated skull is an accurate, to scale depiction of a Homo heidelbergensis skull dated 800,000 years BCE.

It seems fitting that the clay body each plate is made out of comes from the earth just like the fossil skull illustrated on it. Imagine what it would be like to unearth a hominin fossil in the wild some day. Fantastic! That will be a great day for sure but until then you can dig in and bring this one home right now. 

  • This heavyweight ceramic plate is 12 inches (30.48 cm) in diameter. It has a nice solid feel in the hand.
  • I use two colors of ceramic glazes to paint in the background and border on both sides of the plate.
  • Then the illustrated skull is hand painted on the front with ceramic glazes, once that is dry the plate is signed on the back.  
  • Several coats of a clear glaze (dinnerware safe) is applied to both sides giving the plates a rich, lustrous look. 
  • The plate is then fired to 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit, making it a durable and lasting artifact just for you.