Late Archaic Period, 4000-1500 B.C.
Vernon County, Wisconsin
highly polished, light green pipestone; retains an old collection label bearing the following inked description: No 31. Vernon Co., Wisc. near Viroqua. 11-28-1928. C --.
Byron W. Knoblock, Quincy, IL
Jan Sorgenfrei, Findlay, OH
Bannerstones of the North American Indians, Knoblock, Byron W., 1939, pg. 237, No. 11.
Legends of Prehistoric Art, Onken, 2011, pg. 544.
Provenance: Ex Byron W. Knoblock, Quincy, IL; From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei, Ohio
The use of pipestone in the Archaic Period was not common.
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