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Upper Jawbone of Mastodon

Excavated: 1807[1] Origin: Big Bone Lick, Kentucky Dimensions: 45.7 x 41.9 x 29.2 (18 x 16 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.)

Monticello Archaeology

The Department of Archaeology is dedicated to studying and preserving Monticello's archaeological record, and to deciphering its meaning through comparative research. Historical topics of special focus in the Department's fieldwork include landscape history and slavery, both at Monticello and in the Chesapeake region.