Gorget fragment - ROM2019_17221_45

ROM2019_17221_45

Gorget fragment

Maker: Indigenous Ontario
Medium:Stone (banded slate)
Geography: Ontario
Date: 900 BC-800 AD
Object number: NS32871
Not on view
Description

Archaeologists refer to these objects as gorgets, identifiable by their two drill holes (when complete). Their precise function is unknown, although many archaeologists speculate that they were worn on the body.

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