Shell, Worked

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Description The ventral margin has been serrated with four round notches which measure about 0.8-1.8cm wide and 0.3-0.8cm deep, the serrations are slightly erooded; all other edges broken.

Shellac on one side; there are two small perforations which are assumed to have been made by museum staff for display purposes.
Dimensions W-3.4 L-7.5 D-0.6 cm
Material Shell
Object ID 2111-106
Object Name Shell, Worked
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
Site # 47-WN-96
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