Constricted gorget - ROM2005_5757_2

ROM2005_5757_2

Constricted gorget

Medium:Slate
Geography: Western Ontario, Canada
Date: 1000-800 BC
Period: Early Woodland (900-300 BC)
Dimensions:
16.2 × 5.5 × 0.4 cm
Object number: NS274
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. J.W. Stewart
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
DescriptionArchaeologists refer to objects like these as "gorgets." It is possible that they were worn from the body as items of personal adornment.
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