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Hohokam Artist

Cut Shell Pendant: Bird, c. 200-1450
1/2 x 1 9/16 x 1/8 in. (1.27 x 3.97 x 0.32 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Cutting, grinding and carving
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. E. H. Parker
Accession Number: P4029b
Cut shell that is white on one side and bright orange on the other. Carving may represent stylized bird with out-stretched wings. Geometric shape with a rectangular middle and oval, tapering sides. Hole pierced near center. Cardium shell. Sweetwater phase, Classic Period. Length ranges 2.5-4 cm.

shell (Cardium)

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  • Overall Dimensions: 1/2 x 1 9/16 x 1/8 in. (1.27 x 3.97 x 0.32 cm) Measured by Haave, Lilly

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