- Museum number
Boat stone, pendant(?), plummet(?), gorget(?) carved and hollowed out, from dark pipestone, in the form of a dear or elk.
Height: 2.20 centimetres
Length: 11 centimetres
Width: 2.80 centimetres
- Curator's comments
see JCH King `First peoples, First contacts' British Museum press 1999
"S 573" inked directly on to the object, in addition to circular and diamond shaped labels giving the number also.
- On display (G26/dc17)
- Exhibition history
1976-1977 7 Oct-16 Jan, London, The Hayward Gallery
1977 16 Apr-19 Jun, Kansas City, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Sacred Circles: 2,000 Years of North American Indian Art
1999 25 Jun-Present, BM Room 26; Gallery of North America, Case: "The First Americans / Hopewell Pipes from Mound City, Ohio"
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1931E1.324 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: S 573 (Squier and Davis Original Collection Number)