Paint palette with snake design

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Culture/People
probably Hohokam Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)
MAI agent
Dr. Jesse Walter Fewkes (J. Walter Fewkes), Non-Indian, 1850-1930
Object Name
Paint palette with snake design
Media/Materials
Tone/Mineral/Rock: Schist
Techniques
Pecked, ground, incised
Dimensions
12 x 6 cm
Object Type
Art and Printing tools
Place
North side of the Gila River, 6 miles from Florence; Florence; Pinal County; Arizona; USA
Date created
AD 450-1150
Collection History
Said to have been plowed up by a farmer at an unknown date; purchased by MAI from an unknown party circa 1917 through Dr. Jesse Walter Fewkes (1850-1930, an anthropologist with the U.S. Bureau of American Ethnology).
Catalog Number
6/7324
Barcode
067324.000
See related items
Hohokam Tradition (archaeological culture)
Art and Printing tools
On View
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Southwest
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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