To assess signal of dura mater acquired from UTE imaging, we evaluated this component with T2* mapping derived from a multi-echo UTE sequence of healthy volunteers. We then compared measured T2* values of cranium and dura mater. The mean T2* value of dura mater in five healthy volunteers was significantly higher than that of cranium (P < .05). It is found that the T2* decay of dura mater was faster than the cranium components. UTE T2* mapping makes it possible to obtain detailed information for meningeal abnormalities.