NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN BONE AND ORGANIC ARTIFACTS AND MORE a group of well over 75 various items, the majority bone tools such as awls, punches, spatula, perforators, hooks, pins (greatest length 9.5 inches) together with other artifacts, 3 shell pendants, copper rings, shell ornaments, bear and elk teeth, relic metal trade point, pipe bowl fragment and some stone tools. Mostly circa 1750-1850, some items earlier.
A so-called "Weeping Eye" small shell mask, Etowah Mounds, Georgia, ca., with associated shell necklace. This motif is central to Southeastern Ceremonial Complex--or "Southern Death Cult"--iconography and is said to represent a Warrior Cult.
“Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.