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Collector:
Richard K. Meyer  Search this
Donor Name:
Richard K. Meyer  Search this
Site Name:
Craig Mound  Search this
Length - Object:
ca. 24.1 cm
Width - Object:
ca. 19.2 cm
Thickness - Object:
ca. 12.1 cm
Weight - Object:
ca. 706.8 cm
Bore Diameter:
ca. 0.4 cm
Culture:
Prehistoric  Search this
Object Type:
Dipper
Place:
Spiro, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, United States, North America
Accession Date:
30 Dec 1966
Notes:
Style: Craig C Raw Material 2: Busycon sinistrum Element: Apical and body fragment. Alteration: Weathered Manufacturing Notes: Crude engraving w/ lots of tool slippage. Hole drilled in apex, 1 cm in from shoulder. Design: Apex incorporated into design. Surface Modification: Incised Symbols: Falcon man, speech scroll, facial tattoo, columella pendant w/ 3 lines, sash, beaded forelock, roach, perf pulley earspool, 3 feathers at back of head, claws for hands, knee fringe/tassel. Comments: Inner surface is split and deteriorated. Outer surface ok. Figure has 10 spherical beads on necklace w/ pendant. C-shaped lips. Roach is engraved onto shell apex. Very little detail in the costume, and bird characteristics or minimized.
Mississippian Period (AD 900 - 1500).
Record Last Modified:
25 Nov 2019
Site Number:
34LF40
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
272249
USNM Number:
A448802-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d56afba0-4965-45b7-95e7-06f8ff29404c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8200858