Red Horn (Other Keyword)
1-16 (16 Records)
This is a pipe figurine dubbed "Big Boy." It was made at Cahokia around AD 1100-1150, but found at Spiro, Oklahoma, in a context dating to around AD 1400. Interpreted as Red Horn or Morning Star by James Brown. Note the long nose god mask earrings.
Birdman on shell (2007)
This is an illustration of the birdman on a shell cup from Spiro. Reilly interprets this image as the Morning Star. From Reilly 2007 "The Petaloid Motif: A Celestial Symbolic Locative in the Shell Art of Spiro."
Birdman tablet (2010)
This is the famous birdman tablet found at Cahokia. Dates to around AD 1200. Image from www.lithiccastinglab.com
Copper plate depicting Red Horn (2010)
This is an image of a copper plate from Dunklin County, Missouri, dates between 1200 and 1400. Interpreted to be Birdman, Morning Star, or Red Horn by James Brown (2004, The Cahokian Expression: Creating Court and Cult. In Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand, Art Institute of Chicago). Image from smmercury.com
Copper repousee plates showing birdman 2 (2007)
This is an illustration of several copper plates depicting the birdman theme. From Brown 2007 "On the Identity of the Birdman within Mississippian Period Art and Iconography."
Copper repousse plates showing birdman 1 (2007)
This is an illustration of several copper plates showing the birdman. From Brown 2007 "On the Identity of the Birdman within Mississippian Period Art and Iconography."
Cosmology in the New World
This project consists of articles written by members of Santa Fe Institute’s cosmology research group. Overall, the goal of this group is to understand the larger relationships between cosmology and society through a theoretically open-ended, comparative examination of the ancient American Southwest, Southeast, and Mesoamerica.
Crow Morning Star (1997)
This is an image of a Crow Morning Star bundle. From McCleary 1997.
Gottschall Rockshelter (2010)
This is a photo from the Gottschall Rockshelter, in southwest Wisconsin. Dates to AD 1050-1400. This image is interpreted as Red Horn by Robert Salzer and Robert Hall and the Morning Star deity by James Brown.
Interpretation of Long-Nosed God masks
The following is a summary of Hall’s interpretation of Long-Nosed God masks. From Hall 1997 An Archaeology of the Soul.
Long-Nosed God heads (2010)
These are images of the Long-Nosed God, adapted from Hall's "Archeaology of the Soul" (1997). Dates to AD 1050-1200. Tim Pauketat believes these derived from Tlaloc imagery.
Long-Nosed God maskettes on the Big Boy pipe
The following discusses the report of the Long-Nosed God maskettes on the Big Boy pipe from Spiro. Frpm Hall 1997 An Archaeology of the Soul.
Long-Nosed God masks from Gottschall Rockshelter
The following discusses the history of and findings related to the Long-Nosed God from the Gottschall Rockshelter. From Hall 1997 An Archaeology of the Soul.
Morning Star petroglyph (2010)
This is an image of a petroglyph depicting the Morning Star. Photo courtesy of Tim Pauketat.
Picture Cave, black/white image (2010)
This is an image from Picture Cave. AMS dates are AD 1025. Interpreted as Red Horn or Morning Star deity by Carol Diaz Granados (2004, Marking Stone, Land, Body, and Spirit, in Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand, Art Institute of Chicago).
The Role of Venus in the Cosmologies of Mesoamerica, the American Southwest, and the Southeast (2010)
This paper describes differing but related views of the meanings of Venus in Central Mexico, West Mexico, the U.S. Southwest, and the Eastern Woodlands.