Gorget - ROM2019_17221_51

ROM2019_17221_51

Gorget

Maker: Indigenous Ontario
Medium:Stone (banded slate)
Geography: Ontario
Date: 900 BC-800 AD
Object number: NS32885
Not on view
Description

Archaeologists refer to these objects as gorgets, identifiable by their two drill holes (the second hole was never drilled on this example). Their precise function is unknown, although many archaeologists speculate that they were worn on the body.

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