Cincinnati Tablet

TheåÊCincinnati TabletåÊis a fantastic piece of ancient art. It is attributed to the Adina culture that once built great mounds in the Ohio Valley. This intriguing object was uncovered in 1841 in downtown Cincinnati where 5th and Mound Streets meet today. Its meaning and use is unclear, but most believe it was a type of stamp possibly used for decorating cloth or perhaps the human body for tattooing purposes.

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