Amphibian effigy   Save
Amphibian effigy
Description: Photograph of a flat copper effigy of the upper torso of a stylized frog or salamander which is joined at the midpoint of the body to another bilaterally symmetrical upper torso of an identical creature. Textile remnants are preserved on the reverse face. Cordage fragments are adhered to the obverse face. Item has teardrop-shaped eye holes cut into the copper. There are two holes in the center of the object, along the longitudinal axis. Holes are 26 mm apart. Item was found in the Ed Rutledge Mound in Franklin Township, Licking County in the 1930s. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL02847
Subjects: American Indians--Archaeology; Ohio History--Natural and Native Ohio
Places: Franklin Township (Ohio); Licking County (Ohio)