Etowah Native American Shell Gorget

Native American marine shell gorget, Mississippian culture
Additional Information: Highly-Stylized incised Rattlesnake design and cut-out of marine shell disk with perforations for suspension as a pendant or gorget. Artifact was excavated circa 1925-1927 from either Etowah Site (9BR01) in Cartersville, Bartow County or at Little Egypt site (9MU102) in Murray County, Georgia, USA
Category Other - Assorted
Reference Number 00221
Materials Marine shell disk
Measurements Diameter: approximately 5 in
Time Period 1400-1600 A.D.


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