Saturday, April 15, 2017

Large Skeleton Discovered in an Ancient Burial Ground in Knox County, Indiana

Large Skeleton Discovered in an Ancient Burial Ground in Knox County, Indiana



History of Knox and Daviess Counties, 1886
    Numerous relics of the Indians and Mound Builders are found in this township, particularly near Gray's pond. Dr. Pugh, of Oaktown has some fine specimens found there in an old burying ground. Among then are three open dishes like a wash basin, very perfect, three bottle shaped vessels with necks, two whetstones, one image, one pestle, several arrow heads, stone hatchets, a large number of human bones. One large skeleton was found in a sitting posture, which bore evidence of rank.


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