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Laboratory 1. Muscles of the Back
Step 9. Splenius Capitis and Cervicis Muscles

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Next, study the deep muscles of the back located in the cervical region. Detach both the splenius capitis and splenius cervicis muscles [indicated on the left], on one side only, at their attachment to the ligamentum nuchae and the spinous processes and reflect them laterally.

Links and References:
Grant's: 4.48 and 4.58
Netter: 161 and 163
Rohen/Yokochi: 212 and 221