Clay Hollister is a museum curator and collector of Indian relics. On day, during a tour Clay notices a man named Newton Clovis who is fascinated by a skeleton in Clay's collection. Newton wants to analyze the bones. He does so and reveals that the bones are those of a long-missing district attorney. Newton is really a detective and demands the skeleton for further investigation. Clay refuses and kills him. Later, he adds the bones of yet another man to his collection.