• Culture/People:

    probably Caddoan (archaeological) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Gorget with falcon and underwater panther design

  • Date created:

    AD 300-700

  • Place:

    Near Oenaville; Oenaville; Bell County; Texas; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Conch shell/shells

  • Techniques:

    Carved, incised, drilled

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Excavated in 1936 by a road construction crew and probably acquired soon afterward by Dr. Alexander Dienst (1870-1938), a dentist and historian in Temple, Texas; given or sold to Roger N. Conger (1909-1996), a Waco, Texas, politician and local historian; received by MAI in 1959 via an exchange with Roger Conger.

  • Dimensions:

    15 x 0.5 cm

  • Catalog number:



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