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Collector:
Richard K. Meyer  Search this
Donor Name:
Richard K. Meyer  Search this
Site Name:
Craig Mound  Search this
Weight - Object:
ca. 312.2 g
Culture:
Prehistoric  Search this
Object Type:
Dipper
Place:
Spiro, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, United States, North America
Accession Date:
30 Dec 1966
Notes:
Style: Braden A Raw Material 2: Busycon sinistrum Element: Apical and distal fragments Surface Modification: Incised Symbols: Shrunken death mouth, bi-lobed arrow, beads, cross in circle, diagonal striped tattooing, sashes, long nose god in hairstyle (Joan Gardner, conservator), beaded forelock Comments: Frags: 448865 (parent) = 1 lg, 448861 = 2, 448880 = 1 apical, 448880G = distal, 448858 = sm piece wh/ may or may not match. Long spindly knobby legs indicate death. Sacrifice or mortuary stuff here.
A448865-0 is attached to A448861-5 and A448880-46
Record Last Modified:
1 Oct 2015
Site Number:
34LF40
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
272249
USNM Number:
A448865-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32a8981fe-7054-40fd-b9ea-37a83470eaf3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8200934