Animation of the Day: Pierced Bear Tooth

by Bernard K. Means, Director of the Virtual Curation Laboratory (VCL)

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Today’s animation is a pierced bear canine recovered archaeologically from the Hatfield site, a Monongahela village excavated by members of the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology’s Allegheny Chapter in Washington County, Pennsylvania. This pierced bear tooth was likely worn as part of a necklace.

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Categories: Animation of the day, canine, Gallery, Monongahela tradition, Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, villages, worked bone, Zooarchaeology | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

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