Spool from Mississippian culture   Save
Spool from Mississippian culture
Description: Spool-shaped tube of sandstone is wider at the ends and tapers to the middle. There is small hole drilled through the center of the spool from end to end. On each end there are two incised lines that form circles near the edge. There are four small inscribed circles between the lines and the hole. On the exterior surface there is a angular, abstract design of incised parallel lines. The spool is made of sandstone that is pale yellow, very dark gray and pale brown in color. There are some chips missing from each end and on the body. Item was found in Highland County, Ohio. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL07117
Subjects: Highland County (Ohio); Ohio History--Natural and Native Ohio; American Indian history; Tools
Places: Highland County (Ohio)