The width of the head right above the eye sockets is approximately 4 3/4. This brass skull is from the 1960's era according to the research I have done. Thank you for looking at our item. The item "Vintage UNIQ BRASS Texas Longhorn Steer Head Scull 29.5 LONG HORNS Wall Plaque" is in sale since Friday, January 06, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Animals\Birds\Owls".The seller is "doyourightbooks2" and is located in Amarillo, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.