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Diagram: Fossil Skull from Kentucky, 18 July 1802

Diagram: Fossil Skull from Kentucky

View of Bone from Kentucky, presented the
American Philosophical Society.

MS (DLC: TJ Papers, 124:21493); in Peale’s hand, with a line and notation on the lower left side of the diagram indicating “Hollow to recieve the Angle of the under Jaw,” a line and notation on the lower right indicating “Passage to the Brain,” and a label across a portion of the diagram, “broken.”

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