How Heavy Is a Human Head?


An adult human cadaver head cut off around the vertebra C3, with no hair, weighs somewhere between 4.5 and 5 kg (8-12 pounds). The weight of the head constitutes around 8% of the whole body mass of a person. The human head contains 22 bones, consisting the cranium and the facial bones.
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Well, the skull bones themselves, will usually weigh approx. 2.2 pounds. Add on all your hair and skin and that would be another few pounds.
9.28 pounds.
An adult human cadaver head cut off, with no hair, weighs somewhere between 4.5-5 kg
A human head cut off at vertebra C3 with no hair weighs approx. 4.5kg to 5kg or approx. 10 pounds.
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