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Gorget

probably Middle Mississippian Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)
USA; Tennessee; Sumner County; Castalian Springs; Castalian Springs Mound Group
15/853

object
Gorget

probably Middle Mississippian Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)
USA; Tennessee; Sumner County; Castalian Springs; Castalian Springs Mound Group
15/854

object
Gorget

probably Middle Mississippian Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)
USA; Tennessee; Sumner County; Castalian Springs; Castalian Springs Mound Group
15/855

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  • Culture/People:

    probably Middle Mississippian Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Gorget

  • Date created:

    AD 1250-1350

  • Place:

    Castalian Springs Mound Group; Castalian Springs; Sumner County; Tennessee; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Whelk shell/shells

  • Techniques:

    Carved, perforated

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Excavated in 1890 by amateur archaeologist William E. Myer (1862-1923); acquired by MAI in 1926.

  • Dimensions:

    6.5 x 7 x .3 cm

  • Catalog number:

    15/856

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