The Tinguian eBook

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Valley Tinguian

Observations on 83 Males (See Plates III, IV)

Range           Average
Height, standing                         meters  1.48  to 1.70   1.572
Length of head                             "     1.65  to  .195   .1811
Breadth of head                            "      .140 to  .164   .1507
Height of head, 39 cases                   "      .116 to  .144   .1337
Breadth of zygomatic arches                "      .129 to  .148   .1387
Length of nose                             "      .042 to  .060   .0499
Breadth of nose                            "      .030 to  .043   .0384

Cephalic index 83.2
Length-Height index 72.5
Breadth-Height index 86.5
Nasal index 76.9

Eyes—­Dark brown, 3-4 of Martin table.

Hair—­Varies from black to brownish black.  Usually wavy, but straight in about one third.

Forehead—­Moderately high and broad; slightly retreating, but sometimes vaulted.  Supra-orbital ridges strongly developed in three cases.

Crown and back of head—­Middle arched.  Two cases of flattening.

Face—­Moderately high and broad; cheek bones sufficiently outstanding to give face angular appearance, tapering from above, but oval faces are common.

Eye-slit—­Straight or slightly oblique; moderately wide open and inclined to be almond shaped; Mongolian fold slightly developed in about 20 per cent.

Nose—­Root:—­middle broad and high, seldom small or flat.  Bridge:—­middle broad and usually straight, but 25 per cent are slightly concave, while two cases are convex.  Wings:—­In most cases are thin, but are commonly thick; both are slightly arched.

Lips—­Middle thick and double bowed (slightly).

Ears—­Outstanding, with small close-growing lobes.

Valley Tinguian

Observations on 35 Females (See Plates V, VI)

Range           Average
Height, standing                         meters  1.42  to 1.58   1.474
Length of head                             "      .161 to  .186   .1743
Breadth of head                            "      .136 to  .155   .1460
Height of head (22 cases)                  "      .119 to  .138   .1301
Breadth of zygomatic arches                "      .123 to  .139   .1304
Length of nose                             "      .039 to  .056   .046
Breadth of nose                            "      .030 to  .042   .0354

Cephalic index 83.7
Length-Height index 74.6
Breadth-Height index 88.6
Nasal index 76.9

Eyes—­Dark brown, 3-4 of Martin table.

Hair—­Usually brown black, but black is common.  Sometimes straight, but generally slightly wavy.

Forehead—­Considerable variation.  Usually moderately high, broad, and vaulted, but is sometimes low and moderately retreating.

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