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Welcome to ATLAS Skull Cleaning

A safe and secure way to have your skulls cleaned

Beetle cleaning

Dermestid beetles are used by museums and researchers for animal skulls because they do a through job without hurting even fragile bones. 

Degreasing without cooking

Our degreasing method never uses heat* because we have seen the results: bone shrinkage, pitting, flakey or pastry white surface and open suture joints.


For over 20 years we've cleaned large and small animals of an incredible variety. Each one was important to us, representing a customer's trust in our ability to preserve a valued specimen of God's creation.


Download prices for the most commonly cleaned species.

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2019 prices


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Don't get lost, we're easy to find! We have two drop-off locations for you to deliver heads in person. Otherwise, ship all heads to our shop in Maryland. 

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[* Heat is sometimes used when skulls are too large for our standard degreasing containers.]

Company policies:

  •  Atlas Skull Cleaning will  not responsible for damage incurred from shipping, handling or processing while in our care.  Every effort will be taken to protect your specimen.
  • All heads shipped to us need to have been legally obtained. Customers are responsible for proof of license and permits.

Please follow CWD rules and regulations for your state. 

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