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Frog Shell Pendant

Hohokam1100/1450

Pueblo Grande Museum

Pueblo Grande Museum

Small flat frog pendant manufactured from a Laevicardium shell. Front legs flank either side of the rounded head; biconical perforation drilled in center of head. Diamond shaped body with nine conical indentations arranged in a diamond pattern; body separated from the back legs by a shallow incised line. Rear right foot has incising indicating toes; incised details are absent on the other feet. This cut pendant has beach worn surfaces that are white in color and the shell's naturally occurring ribs are still evident on back of pendant. Museum Accession: 1992.18

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  • Title: Frog Shell Pendant
  • Creator: Hohokam
  • Date: 1100/1450
  • Location: Pueblo Grande Archaeological Site, Phoenix, Arizona, United States
  • Type: shell

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