The Kinderhook Plates, Burrows Cave, and the Pheasant Helmets
The arch over his head is similar to the Kinderhook plates in that the plates show the sun of Alexander Helios from sunrise to sunset as an arch. The arch over his head may depict the actions of his life from birth to death.
The pheasant helmet of the Michigan mound builders in copper. Of all of the Burrows cave portraits, this one displays a pheasant helmet similar to the Michigan slates pheasant helmets.
Michigan slate tablet, pheasant helmet.