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Birdstone, between 1500 and 500 BCE

  • North American, Native American

Slate

  • Overall (by sight): 1 × 4 × 1 1/2 inches (2.5 × 10.2 × 3.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Clarence E. Wilcox Fund

1983.30

1983, found by Dorothy Cook (Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA) in Washtenaw County, Michigan

1983-present, purchased 1983 by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

North American, Native American, Birdstone, between 1500 and 500 BCE, slate. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Clarence E. Wilcox Fund, 1983.30.