Turtle effigy - ROM2007_8904_8

ROM2007_8904_8

Turtle effigy

Maker: Iroquoian
Medium:Chert
Geography: Ontario, Canada
Date: 500-1200 AD
Period: Ontario Iroquoian (8/900-1600 AD)
Dimensions:
6.55 x 3.4 cm
Object number: 981.213.2
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. G.W. Marshall
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
DescriptionThis small stone object appears to mimic the shape of a turtle. It was found on an early-Iroquoian site in south-western Ontario.
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