Stone artifact from Fort Ancient Culture   Save
Stone artifact from Fort Ancient Culture
Description: Large, smooth, rounded stone artifact is roughly triangular in shape. On one side there are incised lines in a crosshatch pattern. On the other side there are incised lines that depict a serpent-like creature with large teeth, a fish-like tail and exaggerated spines decorated with crosshatching. A zigzag line is drawn from the eye to the heart. The artifact is made from black Ohio shale. It has been broken into three pieces and glued together. Item was found in Clay Township, Scioto County, Ohio. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL07175
Subjects: Scioto County (Ohio); Ohio History--Natural and Native Ohio; Games; ; Fort Ancient culture--Ohio
Places: Clay Township (Ohio); Scioto County (Ohio)