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Gorget  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "AD 1250-1500"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1250-1500

Materials:

Whelk shell/shells

Techniques:

Incised, perforated, cut

Dimensions:

9.50 x 2.00 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Woodlands, Florida, Gulf, Late Mississippian Tradition (archaeological culture), Mississippian Tradition (archaeological culture), Native Americans, North America, Southeast, Southeastern Uplands, Woodlands

Site Name:

Moundville

County:

Hale County and Tuscaloosa County

State:

Alabama

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Excavated by Clarence B. Moore in 1905 or 1906; donated to the Academy of Natural Sciences (Philadelphia) soon afterward; purchased by MAI as part of the C.B. Moore collection in 1929.

Source ID:

NMAI_183244

Catalog Number:

17/1037

Album Name:

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