Headpot (Forgery)

possibly Lear William Howell, American, 1903 - 1967, Mississippian Culture, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, Poteau River, Southeast

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1930s-1940s

Black terracotta

Overall: 7 1/16 x 7 1/2 x 6 5/16 in. (18 x 19 x 16 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Glover Street Hastings III

181.2.26329

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Pottery

Classification

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 11, NAS 11, Ancient Native Americans, Deborah Nichols, Winter 2013

ANTH 57, Origins of Inequality, Alan Covey, Winter 2013

Provenance

Caddo Trading Post, Glenwood, Arkansas; sold to Glover Street Hastings III, West Newton, Massachusetts and Bridgeton, Maine, 1920's-1930's; bequeathed to his daughter, Carlena Hastings Redfield (1888-1981), 1949; bequeathed to present collection [under the terms of her father's will], 1981.

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