7 foot skeleton found along Potomac River.

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7 foot skeleton found along Potomac River. - as and| Skeleton Of Indian Giant Unearthed...
as and| Skeleton Of Indian Giant Unearthed Along Potomac of Believed To Have Been 7-Footer The skeleton of a giant Indian, maybe seven or more feet in west!height, who died and was buried about the time Christ wan born, been unearthed from prehis- yesterday. 80s as toric burial grounds along the Potomac Potomac River near Point of Rocks recently. Nicholas Yinger, who has been excavating at this and other sites of early Indian villages along the Potomac River in recent years, discovered (he skeleton of the giant Indian, along with the artifacts buried with the body, on Saturday, April 28, just a few weeks ago. Mr .Yinger said, apart from the huge size of this male Algonkian Indian, the next most interesting thing about the remains is that the bow and quiver of five arrows were buried wilh the body. Two elk-antler three and one half inch places arrow points in the center of the tibias are part of the quiver of arrows. arrows. Near the point of the antler arrows is a perfect boiled-bone fish-hook revealing his fishing line pi.ced"with "the "bid"y." ,,. , . . ,,. . t h e ! Three lar * e whlle n ' n t t"angu arrow-heads were found at the side of the left tibia. "This aborigine must have been a hunter with great strength as is j points used in a powerful bow,' [writes Mr. interesting things are revealed This i] a photograph by indicated by the broad-shank flint Yinger, of Frederick of the prehistoric Indian i First, the narrow grave was dug Potomac River near Point of IConimued an Pan 1. Cot. ^\ several week ago. Yi.nger. " Two rnore found in a burial mound along ih.no. =TM ,»,,«,UH » l o f lhe servi,,,, sta ti on

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  1. The Daily Mail,
  2. 12 May 1956, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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