23 May 2012
Hoard #7 of 7: a sculpted flint and crystal owl, with a bird in flight depicted at its right eye and a still bird depicted at its beak
Buckeye Lake, Ohio, sculpture hoard #7 of 7 is a sculpted flint and crystal owl, with a bird in flight depicted at its right eye and a still bird depicted at its beak.
Ready to fly. View from reverse
Owl face. The head of the owl has been rounded off and shaped.The crystals have been worked to enhance the shape of the eyes and the beak. The artist recognized potential in the natural stone material and finished it off with final shaping.
The bird in flight at right eye and the still bird at the beak may be seen here. (click photos to expand and compare)
Markups of where the two other birds are depicted
"Whoo doesn't love Flint Ridge, Ohio?"
Posted by Ken Johnston at 11:53 AM