Jar with traces of red spiral design, Nodena red-on-buff style

Mississippian Culture


Late Mississippian Period (1300-1500)

Low-fired shell-tempered clay, slipped and burnished

Overall: 8 3/4 × 6 3/8 in. (22.3 × 16.2 cm)

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



Place Made: United States, North America



Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Funerary Objects

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 11/NAS 11, Ancient Native Americans, Deb Nichols, Winter 2019

ANTH 11, NAS 11, Ancient Native Americans, Nathaniel Kitchel, Fall 2019

Exhibition History

Ancient Native American Pottery, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition; Anthropology 32, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Janaury 7-February 9, 1992.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.April 22, 1994-January 14, 1996.

Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibitions; Anthropology 32, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 13-March 4, 1990.


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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