Fetish

Description:

Disk cut from a human skull found at Long's Hill, near Florence, Nebraska. Robert Fletcher Gilder (1856-1940), a journalist, archaeologist and painter in Nebraska, sent this to the Smithsonian in 1909.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Received from Robert F. Gilder

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.143462Catalog Number: 143462Accession Number: 50087

Object Name: Fetish

Measurements: overall: 3/8 in x 1 1/8 in x 1 in; .9525 cm x 2.8575 cm x 2.54 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-c4ab-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_724537

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