Sign up for e-News Donate
Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center

Bird – Carved Shale-Like Stone

July 18, 2019

Bird - carved shale-like stoneThe area’s earliest inhabitants used many different materials for art, but in Wisconsin wood, leather and basketry have not survived. Pictured is a carved shale-like stone bird recovered from an Oneota habitation site located north of La Crosse, Wisconsin.