Gorget with Turtle Design

Silver gorget with turtle design in the North American Ethnographic Collection of the Division of Anthropology of the American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York.

Museum Description: metal (silver).

Physical Description: metal (silver); no dimensions given.

NDT Note: behind display glass since at least 1960, this silver crescent gorget has a lovely turtle etched in the center, the turtle has round etchings in the center of its back following the shape of shell, in the very center, there appears to be a vertical line that bisects the shell with another circle of sorts bisecting the line.

Manuscript Catalog reads: "Baker-Miller Co. Purchase 1915-69: 8663 Silver crescent Miami, Indiana" (p. 157).