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15/16 x 1 1/8 x 1/4 in. (2.4 x 2.9 x 0.6 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 64.18.6
Geography: North and Central America, United States, North Carolina, Cape Hatteras Island, Albemarle Sound
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Metal Fragments
Culture/Nationality: Roanoke, Native American

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  • fragments - Portions of objects that are torn, broken off from, or dislocated from their original whole.
  • iron - Pure metallic element having symbol Fe and atomic number 26; metallic iron is silvery in color, lustrous, soft, ductile, malleable, and slightly magnetic; it rusts when exposed to moist air. It is rarely found as a native metal (telluric iron) except in meteorites (meteoric iron). Iron is most often found throughout the world as iron oxides (hematite, magnetite, limonite, and siderite) mixed with other ores.
  • metal - Any of a large group of substances that typically show a characteristic luster, are good conductors of electricity and heat, are opaque, can be fused, and are usually malleable or ductile.
  • Native American - Typically reserved to refer narrowly to the cultures of the native peoples of the United States and Canada, excluding the Eskimos and Aleuts. For the indigenous peoples of Canada use the term "First Nations." For the broader concept of the cultures of any native peoples of Central America, South America, North America, or the West Indies who are considered to belong to the Mongoloid division of the human species, use "Amerindian (culture)."
  • North American - Refers to the cultures of the continent of North America, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Arctic Circle, and Central America. In classifications schemes based on physical geography, Central America, and North America are parts of the same continent.
  • Southeastern Native American styles - Styles belonging to Southeastern Native American cultures.

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