Mississippian Culture


about 900-1500

Low-fired shell-tempered clay, slipped and burnished

Overall: 2 13/16 × 8 7/16 in. (7.2 × 21.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Horatio Nelson Rust



Place Made: United States, North America



Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Not on view


Collected by Horatio Nelson Rust (1826-1906), 1876-77 (possibly at either the Spanish Grant site or the Sandy Woods site, Missouri); given to Samuel Colcord Bartlett (1817-1898, Class of 1836, 8th President of Dartmouth College, 1877-1892), in 1881; catalogued by present collection, 1913.

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