Art of the Southeastern Ceremonial Complex

Here are some examples of artwork from ancient Native North Americans who lived primarily in what is now the Southeastern United States.

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'A digital illustration by the artist Herb Roe, based on a S.E.C.C. design whelk shell engraving from Spiro, Oklahoma.'

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A carving in shell.

Prehistoric designs carved on shell, from southeastern USA.source

Prehistoric designs carved on shell, from southeastern USA.

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Prehistoric symbols (sun circles), Middle Mississippi Valley, southeastern USA.

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Shell gorget (throat-protecting armor, or ornamental throat ornament), from Spiro Mound in Oklahoma.

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Shell gorget (throat-protecting armor, or ornamental throat ornament), from Spiro Mound in Oklahoma.

Shell gorget (throat-protecting armor, or ornamental throat ornament), from Spiro Mound in Oklahoma.

Shell gorget (throat-protecting armor, or ornamental throat ornament), from Spiro Mound in Oklahoma.
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