University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Jeffrey M. Mitchem

The Willcox Copper Plate from Florida

Research Notes

By: Jeffrey M. Mitchem

My heart raced when I first saw it. I was in the Museum’s collections area with American Section Assistant Keeper Bill Wierzbowski and South Florida Museum’s Curator of Collections Suzanne White. “It” was part of a copper plate, broken into four pieces. Green with the patina of age, the thin copper sheet had skillfully executed […]