Gorget, bow-tie from Adena Culture   Save
Gorget, bow-tie from Adena Culture
Description: Slate gorget is roughly rectangular with short sides that curve outward and long sides that curve inward, forming a shape that resembles a bow tie. Two small round holes are centered on the long axis and drilled from one side, making them larger on one side than the other. The gorget is gray with dark gray banding that runs parallel to the short sides. Item was excavated from Adena Mound in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL07341
Subjects: Ohio History--Natural and Native Ohio; Adena culture; American Indian history and society; Tools
Places: Chillicothe (Ohio); Ross County (Ohio)