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UNI Museum's mastodon tusk to be restored

Article Summary
A mastodon tusk found in a gravel pit in 1933 and acquired by Dr. Cable of the museum is set to be restored thanks to a grant by the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust. It has been held by the museum for 100 years, but was taken off display in the 1960's due to conservation issues. Museum assistant director and chief curator Nathan Arndt, conservator Laura Kubick, student Ellie Akers, professor Josh Sebree and his class, and librarian Anne Marie Gruber are working together on a restoration plan; photo.
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News Northern Iowan Thursday, October 12, 2017 114 14 01

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