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Mississippian shell neck ornament (gorget)
Mississippian shell neck ornament (gorget)

Found marking the grave of an important individual, this gorget was worn as a neck ornament during life.

Fort Ancient Culture: Great Serpent Mound
Fort Ancient Culture: Great Serpent Mound

Many interpretations have been proposed for this mound in modern-day Ohio—examine the clues and see what you think.

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