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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. 303.5 g
Maximum Length - Object:
ca. 10.4 cm
Maximum Width - Object:
ca. 9.7 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 A Raw Material 2: Busycon sinistrum Element: Various fragments Manufacturing Notes: Holes in 2 apical frags & 1 distal frag Surface Modification: Incised Symbols: Birds-eagle Residue: Faint brownish on some inner surfs. Comments: Eagle feather convention, Phillips & Brown 1983 (Pre-Columbian Shell Engravings from Craig Mound at Spiro, Oklahoma. Vols IV-VI), Pls. 173A,B, 171A (apical), left edge (shown Phillips & Brown Pl. 177) has severed neck of eagle head. Distal and another apical frag not pictured in Phillips & Brown. Thick pva, one piece has masking tape bit on inner surf. Distal frag shows no feathers, but rather a severed neck edge of woodpecker - Phillips & Brown, Pl. 182d - w/bead grid. Phillips & Brown 1983,Pl 179Ba is the other apical frag, 179C also included.
7 shells were originally listed with this number but only 3 were found because they are in Phillips and Brown (see note above)
Record Last Modified:
26 Mar 2020
Site Number:
34LF40
Specimen Count:
3
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
272249
USNM Number:
A448880-5
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f924415e-45ba-4e36-8ebf-e8b8970a0393
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8201016