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Mississippian headdress

This copper headdress is attributed to the Late Mississippian Tradition. It comes with a pin made of bone to secure it to the wearer's hair. It was excavated at Mound H near Moundville, Hale County by Clarence B. Moore in 1905 or 1906.

Date: 1300-1500 circa
Repository: National Museum of the American Indian
Format: Headdress

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