Ground Slate Gorget, Fake?

1983.04.0412

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Ground Slate Gorget, Fake?   (1983.04.0412)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  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) 15.9 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.1 cm
Weight 187 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Stone--Slate
Manufacturing Processes Drilling, Grinding
Munsell Color Information Grayish Reddish Brown (10R 3/2) -Prominent coloring. Dark Gray to Black (N 2.5/ 4.6% R) -Obv-natural markings. Light Brown (7.5YR 6/4)

Research Remarks

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

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.

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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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