Because of the Evolution did animal horns transform into wider heavier skull and brain? Are acupuncture meridians evo-devo structures?
The two pictures above, of a ram and an English bulldog skulls, could show the results of the evolutional passage from herbivorous mammals with empty great horns to carnivorous mammals with consistent wide brains. As shown below, in the picture of a sculpture found in the Villa of the Papyri's garden of Herculaneum ruins, that evolutionary passage caused our ancestors some psychological traumas and misidentifications, which were expressed as the myth of the god Pan and his fauns.
In modern literature (wikipedia: Villa of the Papyri):
Several scenes in Robert Harris' bestselling novel Pompeii are set in the Villa of the Papyri, just before the eruption engulfed it. The villa is mentioned as belonging to Roman aristocrat Pedius Cascus and his wife Rectina. (Pliny the Younger mentions Rectina, whom he calls the wife of Tascius, in Letter 16 of book VI of his Letters.) At the start of the eruption Rectina prepares to have the library evacuated and sends urgent word to her old friend, Pliny the Elder, who commands the Roman Navy at Misenum on the other side of the Bay of Naples. Pliny immediately sets out in a warship, and gets in sight of the villa, but the eruption prevents him from landing and taking off Rectina and her library — which is thus left for modern archaeologists to find.
The principal question posed in the first page of these gross anatomy-acupuncture comparative studies continues to remain unanswered: - "How the old Chinese could "see" and describe all that?"
Ammon's horns carved on ancient Greece coins celebrating Alexander the
Now let's follow the strange case of Zhang Ruifang and her forehead left horn: in the video linked below you find her and its detailed story. Again we have a concrete clue in favour of the hypothesis that the acupuncture meridian system is a morphogenetic structure of an unknown type. The path of the Gallbladder meridian over the skull of the vertebrates (man is among exceptions) can represent and guide the morphogenesis of at least two types of horns: of a ram and goat. The tip of the first would correspond to GB-12 point, that of the second to GB-14 point.