Effigy hand made of mica   Save
Effigy hand made of mica
Description: Effigy of a flat, stylized human hand cut from sheet mica, Ohio Hopewell culture, 100 BC-500 AD. Excavated from Hopewell Mound Group, Ross County, Ohio ca. 1922-1925. The Hopewell obtained mica from western North Carolina. Archeologists are uncertain how they used mica cut outs. This object is held in the Ohio Historical Society Archaeology Collection. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL02821
Subjects: American Indians--Archaeology; American Indian art and culture; Mounds--Ohio--Ross County
Places: Twin Township (Ohio); Ross County (Ohio)