Upper Mound | Richmond
Gift of Bernice M. Mayer

This object is a piece of steatite that was carved into a circular shape with a smaller circular bar protruding from it. Although the collector describes this object as an "ear plug," how Native Peoples used this object is uncertain. The collector's notes for this artifact read: "Richmond Upper Mound, steatite ear plug."

Used: ornament | North American Indian

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