Mastodon Tusk Fragment
Found in Big Bone Lick, Kentucky
Overall: 14 × 3 3/4 in. (35.6 × 9.5 cm)
Overall: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Reverend David McClure
Place Found: Big Bone Lick, United States, North America
Not on view
ARTH 82, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2012
ARTH 83, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2015
Unknown collector, Big Bone Lick, Kentucky, date unknown; presented by Lieutenant Alexander Fowler (unknown -1806), with the 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot, Fort Pitt, Pennsylvania to Reverend David McClure (1748-1820), September 13, 1772; given to Dartmouth President Eleazar Wheelock (1711-1779), Hanover, New Hampshire, October 26, 1772.
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