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Object Number:40801
Current Location: Moundbuilders: Ancient Architects of North America
Currently On Display
Provenience: Florida
Southwest Coast (Florida)
Key Marco
Culture Area: Southeast
Date Made: 1400
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1400
Materials:Tortoise Shell
Length: 5.1 cm
Width: 5.3 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Florida Expedition, Frank H. Cushing; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897


Small set of sea tortoise shell plates. One with etched figures of wheeling affrontee dolphins.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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