02 November 2011
"Sleeping duck" find by Dennis Boggs, Irrigon, Oregon, Columbia River
Dennis Boggs Oregon sleeping duck sitting on a (cm) grid for scale
On the rear of duck, there is a highly worked divot which accepts a finger tip to allow one to hold the duck image in a forward-presenting, upright position like a little puppet. Could objects like this have been toys?
Mike Ekkes find, West Virginia, photo courtesy Day's Knob web site.
Neolithic (Mesopotamian) sleeping duck motif on a weight measure stone