1870 the "Revelation"

Room 4

The theory of atavism developed by Lombroso held that the criminal represented a return to a primitive condition.

A video and a collection of exhibits explain that the main proof of the presumed biological defect of a delinquent, a particular cavity found in the skull of the criminal Villella, has no scientific foundation but falls within individual variability.

© tutti i diritti sulle immagini sono di proprietà del MAC - All rights reserved

Via Pietro Giuria 15 - 10126 Torino
phone +39 0116708195 - fax +39 0116705931
e-mail: museo.lombroso(@)unito.it