• Culture/People:

    probably Copena (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Gorget

  • Date created:

    100 BC-AD 400

  • Place:

    Tennessee River Mounds; Tennessee River Mounds; Alabama; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Copper

  • Techniques:

    Cold-worked, perforated

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Excavated by Clarence B. Moore (1852-1936) in 1914 or 1915; donated to the Academy of Natural Sciences (Philadelphia) soon afterward; purchased by MAI as part of the C.B. Moore collection in 1929.

  • Catalog number:

    17/1

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