People of the Waters - Archaic
OPM #:
1-6
Object Name:
Crescent
Description:
Wittry Type III-A; copper crescent. Typical size; lunar symbol, worn around the neck like a banner; later Old Copper, 1500 BC - 1000 BC; most widely distributed copper artifact in North America; symbolic, probably represents the lunar aspect of the magical/spiritual spectrum.
Found:
Winnebago County, WI/Rush Lake, WI
Collector:
Pickett, James G.
Material:
Metal
Culture/Period:
Archaic, Middle
Old Copper Complex
Dimensions:
W-2.41 L-11.89 D-0.51 cm
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