Spoon

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Description Serrated along the ventral edge with five notches that are about 0.5-1.2cm wide and 0.2-0.6cm deep, the teeth appear worn, and part of the ventral edge appears ground. The dorsal edge is also serrated with three notches measuring about 0.5-0.7cm wide and 0.2-04cm deep; hinge area has been worked; the posterior end and ventral end have breaks.

Shellac on one side; there are two small perforations which are assumed to have been made by museum staff for display purposes; there is also a piece of tape on the shellaced side covering the perforatioins.
Dimensions H-2.5 W-6.5 L-10.1 D-1.7 cm
Material Shell
Object ID 2111-116
Object Name Spoon
Related Publications Oshkosh Public Museum web site/Exhibitions/Wetlands & Waterways - Native Americans, updated Summer 2008.

Buckstaff, Ralph N. "Indian Shell Work In The Oshkosh Museum." The Wisconsin Archeologist, Vol. 23, No. 2, 1942.
Search Terms Woodland
Oneota
Site # 47-WN-96
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