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Circular shell pendant fragment with an incised and excised sun circle motif / Southeast, Mississippian

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Circular pendant fragment with a variant of the sun circle motif incised and excised on it. Concave/convex with design on concave side. Pendant was cut from the body whorl of a marine shell. Material is 4 mm in thickness. Executed in the Craig A style.

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Title(s): 
Circular shell pendant fragment with an incised and excised sun circle motif
Culture: 
Southeast, Mississippian
Date: 
700 - 1600 CE
Period: 
Mississippian
Place: 
Le Flore, Oklahoma
Materials/Techniques: 
Marine Shell, Pigment
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
90.594
Department: 
Not On View

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