Artist Caddoan, Native American
  • Gorget
Date between 1200 and 1350
Medium Shell
Dimensions Overall: 4 1/8 inches (10.5 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Dabco/Frank American Indian Art Fund
Accession Number 1986.6
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Found by Charlie Snell (Marked Tree, Arkansas, USA) at the McDuffie site in Craigshead County, Arkansas, USA.
(John Baldwin, Early American Artistry, West Olive, Michigan, USA);
1986-present, purchased by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
McGimsey, C. R. "An Engraved Shell Gorget from the McDuffee Site." Bulletin of the Arkansas Archaeological Society 5, no. 7 (1964): 128-9.

Phillips, P. and J. A. Brown. Pre-Columbian Engravings from the Craig Mound at Spiro, Oklahoma. Cambridge, 1978, p. 111, fig. 148.

Bulletin of the DIA 62, no. 3 (1986): 15.