Lustly, Morselli (1) bas found out, by comparative measurings and weighings, that woman's lower-jaw is smaller and ligliter tlian man's. We may accordingly reckon, as another beauty of female conformation, a narrow lower jaw, with articular processes running obliquely outwards.
Fig. 49. Samoan Girl.
The result is again, a pronounced tapering of the face from the middle towards the chin.
If we collate the results of the sexual differences mentioned, we come to the conclusion, that a well-developed bony subtratum of the female face is broadest on the level of the lower margin of the
(1) Sul peso del cranio e della mandibola in rapporto col s e s s o. Firenze, 1876.