$695.00

SKU: US21974 Category: Product ID: 21158

Description

BANNERSTONE, “WINGED”, FOUND AT WORTHINGTON, INDIANA (ON ANCIENT ROLLED PAPER FOUND INSIDE THE PIECE). BEAUTIFULLY GROUD AND POLISHED, 6″ LONG X 3″ WIDE, 1/2″ DIAMETER CENTER HOLE, APPEARS TO BE LIGHTLY BANDED SLATE. VERY RARE IN THIS SIZE AND IN PERFECT CONDITION. IT IS BELIEVED THESE WERE MEN’S HAIR ORNAMENTS (WITH WOOD STICK DOWN CENTER FOR ATTACHING) WORN IN THE “SCALPLOCK” WHICH HUNG DOWN THE BACK OF THE HEAD. 100% ORIGINAL. COMES WITH 1917 BOOK “STONE ORNAMENTS OF THE AMRICAN INDIANS”, BY MOOREHEAD (EXC+).