Mastodon Skull near Melbourne, Florida

ID: SIA Acc. 12-492 [SIA2012-2791]

Creator: Singleton, C.P

Form/Genre: Lantern slides

Date: 1924

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 12-492, Image No. SIA2012-2791

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Partially crushed mastodon skull and parts of its tusks and pelvis being excavated from a site near Melbourne, Florida in 1924.


  • Gidley, James Williams 1866-1931
  • United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum Department of Paleontology
  • Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 12-492, Image No. SIA2012-2791

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Melbourne (Fla.)


Lantern slides

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-492 [SIA2012-2791]

Physical description

4 x 3.25;

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