Plate from Hopewell Culture   Save
Plate from Hopewell Culture
Description: Copper plate is rectangular in shape. The long sides are straight and the shorter sides curve slightly inward. Corners are rounded. One of the long sides is slightly longer than the other. A large piece of woven textile is adhered to the upper surface. There also appears to be a piece of bark adhered adjacent to textile. Item has one small perforation adjacent to the fabric, toward the middle. The copper is moderate yellow green, dusky yellow green, moderate green, grayish yellow green, grayish olive green and dark reddish brown in color. The textile is very dark gray and light gray. Item was excavated from the Raymond J. Ater Mound in Concord Township, Ross County, Ohio. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL07393
Subjects: Ohio History--Natural and Native Ohio; Excavations (Archaeology)--Ohio; Hopewell culture--Ohio--Scioto River Valley; Mounds--Ohio--Ross County; American Indian history and society
Places: Concord Township (Ohio); Ross County (Ohio)