Ground Stone Discoidals

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Title

Ground Stone Discoidals

Subject

Artifacts

Description

These ground stone discoidals were found at a Late Woodland site in Roanoke County, in the Blue Ridge region of west-central Virginia. They likely functioned as gaming pieces. Such artifacts give unique insights into daily life in Woodland societies. (Photo enhanced)

Source

Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Richmond, VA

Date

500 B.C.E. - 1600 C.E.

Type

Image

Coverage

Roanoke County

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

719 × 518

Files

44RN0021_discoidals.jpg

Citation

“Ground Stone Discoidals,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed September 16, 2021, https://virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/406.

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