September 18, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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A Red Granite Elongated Birdstone, Length 5-3/8 in.

Late Archaic Period, 4000-1000 B.C.
Greenfield, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
length 5-3/8 in.

COLLECTION HISTORY
Found by Fred W. Hein in 1910
Arthur Grutzmacher, Muckwonago, Wisconsin [AG 679]

Condition:

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Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$4,375
09/18/2020

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