whale jawboneZOOLOGICAL SPECIMENS
USA, CT, Mystic
1837 - 1863
10.00 x 82.00 x 0
Lower jaw bone, minus the panbone, from small sperm whale; one end branches into 2 sections; found in Mystic River off the site of Mallory's 19th century whaling wharf [on present Holmes St., also site of former Lathrop Engine Co.] c. 1975 .