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Sandy, a prehistoric Native American sandstone statue of a kneeling male figure that is part of the permanent collections at the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, is set to become the official artifact of the state of Tennessee. The statue’s new designation has gained local and national attention.

Numerous media outlets have highlighted Sandy, including:

Des Moines Register

Knoxville News Sentinel

Nashville Scene

News Talk 98.7

Shopper News Bearden

Smithsonian Magazine


TN Report

WATE-TV Channel 6

WBIR-TV Channel 10