Fake Stone Tool: Gorget or Banner Stone


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Fake Stone Tool: Gorget or Banner Stone   (1983.04.0400)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Symbols
  4. :
  5. Belief Symbols
Artist/Maker Fake
Geographic Location
Period/Date Pre-Columbian - Prehistoric
Culture Native American

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 12.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.5 cm
Weight 206 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Stone--Slate
Manufacturing Processes Drilling, Grinding, Polishing
Munsell Color Information Olive Gray (5Y 4/1) -Main color -obverse. Light Yellowish Brown (10YR 6/4) -Main color-reverse. White (N 8.75/ 73.4% R) -Light grey of side grooves.

Research Remarks

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

See 1983.04.0001. Mckechnie, Jean L., eds. Webster's New Twentieth Century Dictionary -Unabridged Second Edition. Cleveland: World Publishing Company, 1971. 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 Yes
Reproduction Information N/A

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