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Banded slate bird stone / Northeast, Archaic

Essay/Description

Bird Stone: Bird form effigy with long, slender body and one basal hole at each end of the effigy. The object is a groundstone effigy and was manufactured from banded slate (shale).

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Title(s): 
Banded slate bird stone
Culture: 
Northeast, Archaic
Date: 
8000-1000 BCE
Period: 
Archaic
Place: 
Ohio
Materials/Techniques: 
Stone -- banded slate
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
61.1432
Department: 
On View

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