burying ground was opened up.
that belonged to a giant of prehistoric times. One of the skeletons measures over
seven feet in length, so that the man must have been considerably over that height. Then there were two others of within an/Inch of seven feet and the remaining two “were more than six feet in length and the men were of gigantic frame."
The altitude Is high and the ground was half frozen, 80 that the bones were preserved almost intact Perkinson says that .he expects if they had kept on digging they would have found many more, as these were lying comparatively close together.
The bones of the fingers and toes bad crumbled away, but the linger of one skeleton hand was sufficiently •strong to hold a ring of what appears to be lead or some similar base, metal. The skeletons were unusually well formed, but one unique feature was that the arms were several inches shorter than ordinarily appears, while the size of. the bones of the forearm was enormous in comparison to the usual models, Beside two of the skeletons were spears, rudely shaped with a soft metal • [Native copper?]
and pointed with sharp stones. The spears were only about three feet long and five’ Inches thick at the top. tapering at the lower end. The top contained a socket into which a wooden shaft was probably placed, in order to wield the big piece of metal. Other pieces of stone and carved metal were found..
Best Wishes, Dale D.