Native+American+slate+gorget

Native+American+slate+gorget

 

Native+American+slate+gorget


Native+American+slate+gorget

M57

Native American slate gorget

240

 

A grey/green slate gorget of stylised owl form, the carver has made skilful use of the natural striations in the stone to form a pattern on the polished surface.

North America, native American, early to mid 2nd Millennium AD

Two chips on the upper sides otherwise intact

Size: 5.7 x 3.5 cms

Ex. private collection, Wiltshire, UK; acquired in the 19th Century.