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Shell

Object Number:40796
Current Location: On Loan
Culture:Calusa
Provenience: United States of America
Florida
Southwest Coast (Florida)
Key Marco
Collier County
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Shell
Length: 9.4 cm
Width: 4.7 cm
Depth: 1.3 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Florida Expedition, Frank H. Cushing; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897

Description

Sun shell valves. Containing still distinct painting of masked dance figure with elaborate head dress and plaited wristlets and leg bands. Found in silt section.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Moundbuilders: Ancient Architects of North America (24 Jun 2017 - 26 Apr 2020) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Coe, Ralph T. 1977. Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of North American Indian Art.. Kansas City. Nelson Gallery of Art. pg. 252 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 63/17DView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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 65View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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