Ground Slate Gorget


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Ground Slate Gorget   (1983.04.0396)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Adornment
  4. :
  5. Body Adornments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Archaic - Prehistoric
Culture Native American

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 7.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 3.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.6 cm
Weight 24 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Stone--Slate
Manufacturing Processes Drilling, Grinding
Munsell Color Information Light Olive Gray (7.5Y 5/2) -Surface coloring. Grayish Olive (10Y 3/2) -Surface coloring. Dark Grayish Olive Green (5GY 2/1) -Natural color pattern.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

See 1983.04.0404 (specific); see 1983.04.0001 (general). Paterek, Josephine. Encylopedia of American Indian Costume. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1994.

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Mrs. Reid Tombaugh
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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