Headpot (Forgery)

possibly Lear William Howell, American, 1903 - 1967
Mississippian Culture



Black terracotta

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

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



Place Made: Poteau River region, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

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


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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