Jar in the Form of a Seated Woman (Head is a Forgery)

Mississippian Culture, Southeast

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about 900-1500

Low-fired shell-tempered clay, slipped and burnished

Overall: 7 5/16 × 7 3/8 × 7 11/16 in. (18.5 × 18.7 × 19.6 cm)

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

13.20.819

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1000-1400

Object Name

Pottery

Classification

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Not on view

Provenance

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.

Old Number

Red # 13.250

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