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12′ Irish Petrified Giant


























Irish petrified giant.

The coffin shaped packing case containing the alleged petrfed giant lies in the goods yard, with a crate on top of him lest he tries to come to life.

The fossilized Irish giant from 1895 is over 12 feet tall. The giant was discovered during a mining operation in Antrim, Ireland. The primary picture is courtesy “the British Strand magazine of December 1895″ Height, 12 foot 2 inches; girth of chest, 6 foot 6 inches; length of arms 4 foot 6 inches. There are six toes on the right foot

The Saint Paul globe., September 27, 1903, Page 24, Image 26
About The Saint Paul globe. (St. Paul, Minn.) 1896-1905