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Catalog Data

Collector:
Richard K. Meyer  Search this
Donor Name:
Richard K. Meyer  Search this
Site Name:
Craig Mound  Search this
Length - Object:
ca. 2.54 cm
Width - Object:
ca. 2.28 cm
Weight - Object:
ca. 3.3 g
Bore Diameter:
ca. 0.15 cm
Culture:
Prehistoric  Search this
Object Type:
Pendant
Place:
Spiro, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, United States, North America
Accession Date:
30 Dec 1966
Notes:
Style: Irregular Raw Material 2: Unionid (freshwater clam) Manufacturing Notes: One hole cearly biconical, the other a also, but it looks as tho some of the back gave way way when it was being drilled through from the front. Catalog notes say the authenticity is suspect. Drill hole is very fine for prehistoric, but biconical drilling looks ok, unless someone drilled it through and then ground out the drill holes (or used countersink bit). Design: 2 holes Surface Modification: Smoothed Comments: Made from clam and nacreous luster is strong. Awfully small for a gorget, but the shape and hole locations put it into this class.
Record Last Modified:
1 Oct 2015
Site Number:
34LF40
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
272249
USNM Number:
A448766-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a468edb3-4d91-4810-b25c-d701e3306d77
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8200818