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Boatstone
Description: This effigy has been described as a turkey vulture, but it more closely resembles a woodpecker perched on a tree. There are stylistically carved feathers on the wings. A hollow was carved out between the beak and neck and the base of object. There is a hole with ragged edges drilled close to the base beneath the left wing. The effigy is made of black steatite. Item was excavated from Seip Mound in Paxton Township, Ross County, Ohio. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL07288
Subjects: Seip Mound (Ross County, Ohio); Ohio History--Natural and Native Ohio; Archaeology
Places: Paxton Township (Ohio); Ross County (Ohio)