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Boyd County – Enormous Jaw Bone

The Forearm 6″ longer

Mr. Morgan Sowards, of Big Sandy, found a human skeleton in his yard after a heavy rain. The forearm was 6 ” longer than that of an average man, the skull was massive, and the jaw bone enormous. Around the neck were a number of Indian trinkets.
The Courier Journal (Louisville, Kentucky) May 14, 1883

Allometrics:
Based on the research, the average male forearm is between 9.9 inches and 11.7 inches.

Location: 

Map of Kentucky highlighting Boyd County


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