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Object Number:40715
Current Location: On Loan
Culture:Calusa
Provenience: United States of America
Florida
Southwest Coast (Florida)
Key Marco
Collier County
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Date Made: 1400
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1400
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Sea Turtle Head
Height: 10 cm
Length: 16.8 cm
Width: 8.4 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Florida Expedition, Frank H. Cushing; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897

Description

Finely carved figure head. Of beaked sea-turtle elaborately painted in black, white, blue and red designs of aspect marking. Nearly perfect.

Bibliography:

[Book] Dockstader, Frederick J. Indian Art in North America: Arts and Crafts.. Greenwich, Connecticut. New York Graphic Society. ed. Fourth Printing. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig 57View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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