Birdstone, between 1500 and 500 BCE

  • North American, Native American

Black slate

  • Framed: Overall: 2 3/4 × 1 7/8 × 7/8 inches (7 × 4.8 × 2.2 cm)

Gift of Marygrove College

52.224.4

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Abstraction
  • Native american
  • Archaic (north american)
  • Great lake and central woodland native american styles
  • Prehistoric
  • Carving
  • Black slate
  • Carving
  • Figure (representation)
  • Ceremonial object
  • Great lakes

Provenance

Marygove College (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1952-present, given 1952 to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

North American, Native American, Birdstone, between 1500 and 500 BCE, black slate. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Marygrove College, 52.224.4.