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Object Name Specimen, Animal
Common Name Humerus
Catalog Number 1962.55
Material(s) Bone
Dimensions H-14 W-5 D-5 inches
Description This is probably a bison (but possibly cow) humerus from an adult. It has fused epiphisies. cf. Bovidae.
Notes Pleistocene; found at Big Bone Lick. This bone was originally identified as Bison bison however, it may be cow and not bison. This bone should be looked at with a compatitive collection to properly identify species.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Animals
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS