Copper plate depicting Red Horn

Part of the Cosmology in the New World project

Year: 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

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Copper plate depicting Red Horn. 2010 ( tDAR id: 5714) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8QR4VT6


Geographic Keywords
Dunklin County Midwest Missouri

Temporal Keywords

Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1200 to 1400

Spatial Coverage

min long: -90.725; min lat: 35.738 ; max long: -89.099; max lat: 36.941 ;

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