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Hohokam Artist

Copper Bells, c. 900-1100
Metal and stone
1 in. x 13 3/4 in. (2.54 cm x 34.93 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, Arizona
Technique: Metalworking
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. E. H. Parker
Accession Number: P3001
Seventeen bells. Globular and pyriform shapes. Found together in a cremation burial. Restrung on thread. Narrow slits on bottom. Small pebble serves as clapper. Largest bell decorated with circumferential ridges. Sacaton phase. Bells range 1.5-3.4 cm in diameter.

Site: 6 miles north of Gila Bend

metal (copper), stone and thread

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