10 August 2015
A bison figure from The Old Route 66 Zoo Site, Jasper County, Missouri
A bison figure from The Old Route 66 Zoo Site, 23JP1222, Jasper County, Missouri. Stacy Dodd and Rod Weber find. 20x15cm
Please note the detail of the bison face includes a clear right eye. The face seems to have a mixture of of bison and human qualities
Prof. Walther Matthes, a German archaeologist, identified many stone figures around 1960 which were associated with Mousterian stone technology tools. This Missouri figure corresponds somewhat favorably to the presumed Neanderthal one.