Some objects that have come up at the online auctions recently. Above, a Ross Blade, c. 100 to 500 CE.
Hohokam vessel, southeastern Arizona, c. 900 to 1100 CE.
A "discoidal" from Tennessee. Archaeologists think these are "chunky stones" used in a game something like field hockey. As with the Mayan ball game, chunky sometimes had ritual meanings, which explains the great care lavished on some of the stones.
A Mississippian bowl from Arkansas.
A famous "birdstone," the Parks birdstone, found in a field in Indiana, dated to c. 500 BCE.
Salado bowl from southeastern Arizona, c. 1300 to 1600 CE.