Full Proboscidean Bone Etching (Detail)

Photos: Chip Clark, Smithsonian Institution; Composition: Brian Ireley, Smithsonian Institution
June 24, 2011
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Photos: Chip Clark, Smithsonian Institution; Composition: Brian Ireley, Smithsonian Institution

A bone fragment, approximately 13,000 years old, found in Florida by avocational fossil hunter James Kennedy, carrying an incised image of a mammoth or mastodon (proboscideans). Details enlarged, inset.