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The bone of the neck on which the skull rests is known as the
The bone of the neck on which the skull rests is known as the "atlas". The atlas is the first cervical vertebra, located at the top of the spine, just beneath the skull. It is responsible for supporting the weight of the head and allowing the head to nod up and down. The name "atlas" comes from the mythological figure Atlas who was believed to carry the weight of the world on his shoulders.