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Knife Handle

Object Number:40440
Current Location: On Loan
Culture:Calusa
Provenience: United States of America
Florida
Southwest Coast (Florida)
Key Marco
Collier County
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Date Made: 700-1560 CE
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 1560
Section:American
Materials:Antler (uncertain)
Length: 10.6 cm
Width: 3 cm
Depth: 2 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Florida Expedition, Frank H. Cushing; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:315 - Other Number

Description

Handles of knives. Buckhorn and plain. One is tip-shaped to represent tail of rattlesnake. The other is plain; end of tip broken off.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Moundbuilders: Ancient Architects of North America (24 Jun 2017 - 26 Apr 2020) View Objects in Exhibition

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