Ground Slate Gorget, Reproduction?


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Ground Slate Gorget, Reproduction?   (1983.04.0406)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Adornment
  4. :
  5. Body Adornments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Prehistoric
Culture Native American

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 8.7 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 4.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.7 cm
Weight 69 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Stone--Slate
Manufacturing Processes Drilling, Grinding
Munsell Color Information Reddish Black (5R 2/1) -Prominent coloring. Olive Gray (5Y 4/1) -Irregular substance near rounded edge.

Research Remarks

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

Jennings, Prehistory of North America. See 1983.04.0404 (specific); see 1983.04.0001 (general). Paterek, Josephine. Encylopedia of American Indian Costume. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1994. Mckechnie, Jean L., eds. Webster's New Twentieth Century Dictionary -Unabridged Second Edition. Cleveland: World Publishing Company, 1971.

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Mrs. Reid Tombaugh
Reproduction Needs Research
Reproduction Information N/A

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