Prehistoric Hohokam Dog Effigy Paint Palette, Arizona, circa 1100 AD
A rare and unusual purple argillite Hohokam culture ceremonial paint palette with carved dogs. Perforated for suspension twice on each side with tally marks decorating the exterior border. The center of the palette is very smooth and shows heavy use. Truly one of a kind. Excellent condition. 4 7/8" x 2 3/8".