Friday, May 13, 2016

Curator of the Carnegie Museum Measures 8 and 9 Foot Human Skeletons From Pennsylvania Mound

Curator of the Carnegie Museum Measures 8 and 9 Foot Human Skeletons From Pennsylvania Mound



Carnegie Leyden Trubune
June 30, 1921
NINE FOOT SKELETON
     On opening a mound near Greesburg, Pa., the curator of the Carnegie Museum of Pittsburgh, Dr. Holland, unearthed a skeleton between eight and nine feet tall.  The mound was 100 feet long and more than 12 feet high.  The most interesting feature in the recent excavation was the mummified torso of a human body at least 4,000 years old.  The parts of the skeletons were shipped to the Carnegie museum-Scientific American







                                                                                                     Dr. Holland