HUGE JAW BONE
HUGE JAW BONE. In holy writ we are told that there were giants in those days. Some of these giants evidently found their way to Kentucky died here says the Grayson Ga- zette. Sheriff W. E. Cumminge ex- hibited to us the lower jawbone of a human being who must have been of extraordinary size. The jaw- bone was recently sent to him by Hon. Charles A. Nelson from Ed- dyville. It was found there by the workmen while quarrying for a new cell house for the Eddy- ville penitentiary, and was found connected with the Quante- mille at the earth. Trees with a diam- eter of three feet were growing on the ground above it. The bone is very large and will slip over the jawbone of the larg- est man who can be found in this country. Some seemed to think that it belonged to an Indian chief of huge stature or to some giant who lived, moved and had being in some prehistoric age.
The discovery of a massive jawbone in Eddyville, Kentucky has caused quite a stir among researchers and historians alike. According to the Grayson Gazette, Sheriff W.E. Cummings received the jawbone from Hon. Charles A. Nelson after it was found by workmen who were quarrying for a new cell house for the Eddyville penitentiary. The bone was found connected to the Quante mille at the earth, with trees that had a diameter of three feet growing on the ground above it. The jawbone is incredibly large and is said to be able to slip over the jawbone of the largest man found in the country.
Many believe that the jawbone could belong to an Indian Chief of huge stature or to some giant who lived and moved during a prehistoric age. The discovery of such a massive bone raises questions about the frequency of above-average height in the past and what that could mean for our understanding of history.
It is important to note that this is not the first time that such discoveries have been made in Kentucky. The article mentions that giants have been found in the state before, indicating a possible trend of above-average height in the region. Further research and exploration could shed light on the mystery of giants and their existence in the past.
- Kentucky, Carter County, Crittenden Press, 1902