Cut Shell Pendant: Bird,
x 1 3/16 in. ( x 3 cm)
North America, Native American
Cutting, grinding and carving
Gift of Dr. E. H. Parker
Off white Cardium shell cut as tiny bird effigy. Long, out-spread wings. Head turned in profile to show long beak. Hole pierced in head serves as eye and allows stringing. Santa Cruz phase, Classic Period.
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