Chunkee Player Shell Gorget

by Kent C. Westbrook, Little Rock, Arkansas Shell gorgets are among the rarest and most beautiful of prehistoric art objects encoun¬≠tered in the United States. Most have been found in […]

ENGRAVED MARINE SHELL GORGETS: A REVIEW

By Jim Glanville, Ph.D., G.I.R.S. Member, Retired Chemist, and Independent Scholar INTRODUCTION Stone Age cultures around the world valued mollusk shells for the purpose of making durable ceremonial and decorative […]

THREE SALTVILLE STYLE GORGETS AND A CRYSTAL

Article and Photos by Jim Maus, G.I.R.S. Member The Engraved Shell Gorget is one of the rarest artifacts made during the Southeastern Ceremonial Complex or SECC (also called the Souther […]