- Museum number
Bar amulet made of stone (slate).
- Curator's comments
- From acquisition notes: "bar amulet; Fulton County; Ohio".
See Christy Correspondence:
Letter A E Douglass, New York/C H Read, 24 Nov 1887 and 'Invoice of Objects, worked in Stone & Shell by American Indians ... sent, in Exchange ... Selected from the Private Collection of A E Douglass Esq. in the Museum of Natural History, New York.
Douglass writes 'The "Bar Amulet" is a perfect specimen of a rare object whose use is unknown.'
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1887C2.3681 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: M1293 (Douglass collection number)