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Bird – Carved Shale-Like Stone

Bird - carved shale-like stone The area’s earliest inhabitants used many different materials for art, but in Wisconsin wood, leather and basketry have not survived. Pictured is a carved shale-like stone bird recovered from an Oneota habitation site located north of La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Link to 3D image.

3D scan courtesy Dr. David A. Anderson, Associate Professor, UWL, Dept, of Archaeology & Anthropology.

Carved bird