How Heavy Is a Human Head?

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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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9.28 pounds.
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The average weight of the human head is 8-12 pounds.
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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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On average, roughly 10 pounds. Thats more than a gallon of water, so it's no wonder our necks get sore on occasion. :
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