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Birdstone

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Artist Unknown (Mississippian)

Date

c. 2500 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G260
Birdstone, Artist Unknown (Mississippian)
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Medium: Sculpture, Stone (Do Not Use) | Slate
Size: 1-9/16 x 5-1/8 x 13/16 in. (4.0 x 13.0 x 2.1 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Mississippi Valley region, New York, Livingstone County, Mississippian
Culture: Mississippian, North America, United States, Mississippi Valley region, New York
Style: 26th-25th century B.C.
Inscriptions: "928", in black, on bottom
Physical Description: simple, abstracted seated bird shape with large head; greenish-grey banded stone; holes on bottom
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Beverly N. Grossman
Accession Number: 2001.63
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009