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Effigy


Object Number:14716
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Natchez (uncertain)
Provenience: United States of America
Mississippi
Jefferson County (Mississippi)
Ferguson Plantation
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Date Made: AD1200-AD1800
Early Date: 1200
Late Date: 1800
Section:American
Materials:Jasper
Technique:Carved
Polished
Iconography:Animal
Height: 3.5 cm
Length: 10.8 cm
Width: 2.9 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from William T. W. Dickeson, 1899

Description

Black jasper. Carved figure of animal. Base is hollowed and polished.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Article] Culin, Robert S. 1900. "The Dickeson Collection of American Antiquities". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. II. no. No. 3. pg. 113-168 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 137View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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