This is the reverse of the sense of scale post where tiny people illustrated the monumental size of Mound A at Poverty Point. Here station archaeologist Dr. Diana Greenlee holds a tiny Poverty Point owl made of red jasper, a type of stone.
How could anyone make something so small and so beautiful … with crude tools … over 3000 years ago?
A close-up view …
Amazing artisans. And, yes, the small perfect hole would have allowed them to be worn as pendants.