Root Collection Sale #2 - Indian Artifacts Auction

Root Collection Sale #2 - Indian Artifacts Auction

Sunday, August 23, 2020  |  10:00 AM Eastern
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Root Collection Sale #2 - Indian Artifacts Auction

Root Collection Sale #2 - Indian Artifacts Auction

Sunday, August 23, 2020  |  10:00 AM Eastern
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* IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THIS SALE IN PERSON - RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. CALL 419-207-8787 * Indian Artifact Auction (Part 2) of the collection of David L. Root. All items in this sale are from the Root collection and will be pictured in a hardbound book being written on the Root collection relics. Many lots are museum grade ancient slate artifacts. Pendants, Gorgets, Bannerstones, some arrowheads, historic beadwork and more. ALL items guaranteed authentic!

David L. Root Indian Artifact Auction- Premiere - Sale #1 of the David Leigh Root Indian Artifact Collection - the largest collection of Ancient Ornamental Slate Indian Artifacts ever assembled. Gorgets, Pendants, Bannerstones, Arrowheads & more. All artifacts in this sale will be pictured in the book The David Leigh Root Collection - Vol. 1 which comes out Jan 2021. For info on previewing these relics or attending this auction in person call Premiere Auctions Group at 419-207-8787. Many (most) of the relics in this auction are from well known old-time collections and have been pictured in many artifact books,...
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4 1/8" Hopewell Shovel Pendant found in St. Joseph Co., Indiana. Pictured. Ex. Gilbert Dilley.

Lot # 1 (Sale Order: 1 of 332)      

4 1/8" Hopewell Shovel Pendant made from black Slate, found in St. Joseph Co., Indiana. Pictured in Who's Who #1, page 29. Ex. Gilbert Dilley, Bob Haag Collections....more

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3 7/16" Adena Anchor Pendant found in St. Clair Co., Illinois. Pictured. Ex. Wachtel, Mauch, Kley.

Lot # 2 (Sale Order: 2 of 332)      

3 7/16" Adena Anchor Pendant made from red, black and green Banded Slate, found in St. Clair Co., Illinois. Pictured in Who's Who #3, page 144-146, frame 3. Ex. Hubert Wa...morechtel, Mauch (#692), Norm Kley (#3632) Collections.

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3 9/16" Glacial Kame Oval Gorget - Marion Co., Ohio. Ex. Wherle (1037w), Heckman. Davis COA.

Lot # 3 (Sale Order: 3 of 332)      

3 9/16" Glacial Kame Oval Gorget made from Mottled Slate, found in Marion Co., Ohio. Ex. August Wherle (1037w), George Heckman (G605), Jerry Wall (1103) Collections. Come...mores with a Davis COA.

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4 1/8" Hopewell Coffin Pendant made from Glacial Slate, found in Perry Co., Ohio. Ex. Donaldson.

Lot # 4 (Sale Order: 4 of 332)      

4 1/8" Hopewell Coffin Pendant made from Glacial Slate, found in Perry Co., Ohio. Ex. Brian Donaldson Collection....more

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3 1/2" Bar Weight that is nicely tallied and grooved at both ends. Mason Co., Kentucky. Ex. Foley.

Lot # 5 (Sale Order: 5 of 332)      

3 1/2" Bar Weight that is nicely tallied from green and black Banded Slate and grooved at both ends, found in Mason Co., Kentucky. Ex. Phil Foley Collection....more

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Set of 3 Adena Points found in Ohio and Michigan, largest is 3 1/4".

Lot # 6 (Sale Order: 6 of 332)      

Set of 3 Adena Points found in Ohio and Michigan, largest is 3 1/4"....more

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3" Archaic Sidenotch made from colorful Upper Mercer Flint, found in Ohio. Ex. Virgil Doughty.

Lot # 7 (Sale Order: 7 of 332)      

3" Archaic Sidenotch made from colorful Upper Mercer Flint, found in Ohio. Ex. Virgil Doughty Collection....more

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3 1/4" Hopewell Rectangular Gorget found in Ohio. Ex. Charlie Bingaman, Jim Johnston Collections.

Lot # 8 (Sale Order: 8 of 332)      

3 1/4" Hopewell Rectangular Gorget made from green and black Mottled Slate, found in Ohio. Ex. Charlie Bingaman, Jim Johnston Collections....more

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5 3/4" Undrilled Adena Expanded Center Gorget found in Marion Co., Ohio. Pictured in Who's Who.

Lot # 9 (Sale Order: 9 of 332)      

5 3/4" Undrilled Adena Expanded Center Gorget made from green and black Banded Slate, found in Marion Co., Ohio. Pictured in Who's Who #8, page 116. Ex. Allwyn Hoch Crane...more, Bob Hensel, Ron Helman (#2552) Collections.

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1 1/2" x 1 1/4" Fluted Ball Bannerstone - Thorn Twp., Perry Co., Ohio. Ex. Dr. Gordon Meuser.

Lot # 10 (Sale Order: 10 of 332)      

1 1/2" x 1 1/4" Archaic Fluted Ball Bannerstone made from black and green Banded Slate, found in Thorn Twp., Perry Co., Ohio. Pictured in The Meuser Collection, page 132....more Ex. Dr. Gordon Meuser (#223/5) Collection.

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4 11/16" Hopewell Bar Gorget made from green and black Banded Slate, Clermont Co., Ohio.

Lot # 11 (Sale Order: 11 of 332)      

4 11/16" Hopewell Bar Gorget made from green and black Banded Slate, found in Clermont Co., Ohio. Ex. Dennis Link, Mike Kiel (#1657/MK) Collections....more

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4 9/16" Adena Trapezoidal Pendant found in Ross Co., Ohio. Heavy mineral deposits on surface.

Lot # 12 (Sale Order: 12 of 332)      

4 9/16" Adena Trapezoidal Pendant made from green, black and cream Banded Slate, found in Ross Co., Ohio. Heavy mineral deposits on surface. Ex. Don Singleton, Mick Van S...moreteen Collections.

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4 11/16" Adena Pendant - Beaver Twp., Mahoning Co., Ohio. Engravings on surface.

Lot # 13 (Sale Order: 13 of 332)      

4 11/16" Adena Pendant made from green, black and brown Banded Slate, found near Pine Lake East of Rt 7, Beaver Twp., Mahoning Co., Ohio. Engravings on surface. Ex. Frank...more Pike, Richard Sisson, Jim Gonyer Collections.

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4" Archaic Bar Weight - Sandusky Co., Ohio. Nice indentions on both ends and a fluted bottom.

Lot # 14 (Sale Order: 14 of 332)      

4" Archaic Bar Weight made from green and black Banded Slate, found in Sandusky Co., Ohio. Nice indentions on both ends and a fluted bottom. Ex. Bill Wertz Collection....more

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6" Ridged Hopewell Expanded Center Gorget - Licking Co., Ohio. Pictured!

Lot # 15 (Sale Order: 15 of 332)      

6" Ridged Hopewell Expanded Center Gorget made from green and black Banded Slate, found in Licking Co., Ohio. Pictured in Who's Who #8, page 109, Prehistoric American Vol...moreume 35, #3, page 19 and Ancient Art of Ohio, page 224, figure 572. Ex. Richard Ahlstrom (#A489), George Heckman (#G781), Len Weidner Collections.

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5 1/2" Hopewell Trapezoidal Pendant found near Warren in Trumbull Co., Ohio. Ex. Walls, Hillen

Lot # 16 (Sale Order: 16 of 332)      

5 1/2" Hopewell Trapezoidal Pendant made from brown Slate, found near Warren in Trumbull Co., Ohio. Ex. Gilbert Walls, Billy Hillen (#151/131) Collections....more

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Rare style 5 5/8" Single Notch Butterfly Bannerstone with one wing broken and glued.

Lot # 17 (Sale Order: 17 of 332)      

Rare style 5 5/8" Archaic Single Notch Butterfly Bannerstone with one wing that has been broken and glued, made from green and black Banded Slate. Ex. Frank Morast (#1958...more-51) Collection.

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4 11/16" Glacial Kame Lizard Effigy - Preble Co., Ohio. Pictured. Ex. Dr. Gordon Meuser (#2995/5)

Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 18 of 332)      

4 11/16" Glacial Kame Lizard Effigy made from green and brown Slate. Found 2 miles Northeast of Gettysburg, Monroe Twp., Preble Co., Ohio. Pictured in Ohio Indian Relic C...moreollectors Society Bulletin #25, page 7, 1950, The Meuser Collection, page 5 and Central States Volume 24, #1, page 47. Ex. Dr. Gordon Meuser (#2995/5), Jeff Smith Collections.

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2 3/4" Archaic Flattened Ball Bannerstone - Noble Co., Indiana. Pictured in Who's Who #8.

Lot # 19 (Sale Order: 19 of 332)      

2 3/4" Archaic Flattened Ball Bannerstone made from green and black Banded Slate, that is fluted on the bottom. Found in Noble Co., Indiana. Pictured in Who's Who #8, pag...moree 378. Ex. Dean Driskill (#D136), Mel Wilkins (#220), Barry Grandstaff, Gary Wagner, Pete Diller, Jim Ritchie, Jim Johnston Collections.

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2" x 1 1/2" Highly polished Hematite Cone - Frankton, Madison Co., Indiana.

Lot # 20 (Sale Order: 20 of 332)      

2" x 1 1/2" Highly polished Hematite Cone found along Pipe Creek South of Frankton, Madison Co., Indiana by Larry Swann in the late 1970's....more

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5 1/2" Hopewell Pentagonal Pendant - Morrow Co., Ohio. Ex. Dickinson , Morrow, Ted Weaver .

Lot # 21 (Sale Order: 21 of 332)      

5 1/2" Hopewell Pentagonal Pendant made from Banded Slate, found in Morrow Co., Ohio. Ex. Jon Dickinson , Don Morrow, Ted Weaver (#TAW/425), Lee Phillips Collections....more

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3 1/8" Thebes E-Notch with nice mineral deposits on surface, found in Logan Co., Ohio.

Lot # 22 (Sale Order: 22 of 332)      

3 1/8" Thebes E-Notch with nice mineral deposits on surface, found in Logan Co., Ohio....more

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6 3/8" Elliptical Bar Atlatl Weight - grooved in the center found in Washington Co., Ohio.

Lot # 23 (Sale Order: 23 of 332)      

6 3/8" Elliptical Bar Atlatl Weight that is grooved in the center and made from Slate, found in Washington Co., Ohio. Ex. Al Wakefield, Frank Otto, Garry Mumaw Collection...mores.

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Excellent style on this 4 1/16" Adena Anchor Pendant found in Ohio. Ex. Ensil Chadwick.

Lot # 24 (Sale Order: 24 of 332)      

Excellent style on this 4 1/16" Adena Anchor Pendant made from red, brown and black Mottled Slate, found in Ohio. Ex. Ensil Chadwick (#330/EC &114) Collections....more

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4 3/16" Adena Keyhole Pendant with a nicely fringed top. Preble Co., Ohio.

Lot # 25 (Sale Order: 25 of 332)      

4 3/16" Adena Keyhole Pendant made from green, black and red Banded Slate with a nicely fringed top. Found in the vicinity of Fort St. Clair State Park, Washington Twp., ...morePreble Co., Ohio. Ex. Andy Parks, Marvin Gilley Collection.

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