University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-342
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cherokee (uncertain)
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Date Made: 18th century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:American
Materials:Shell
Length: 11 cm
Width: 11 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970
Other Number:NA1369 - Collector Number

Description

Circular shell gorget; 18th century; with six holes in it. The gorget is white; 10oo is written on it along with N. Carolina and the No. NA1369. A string of white Dentalium shell beads is attached to the gorget through two of the six holes.


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