Jar of Neeley's Ferry Plain type

Mississippian Culture, Nodena Site, Mississippi County, Arkansas, Southeast

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1550-1650

Low-fired shell-tempered burnished clay

Overall: 7 1/2 x 8 7/8 in. (19 x 22.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Winston Fearn Garth and her grandson Winston Fearn Garth II, Class of 1935

35.25.4650

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Object Name

Pottery

Classification

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Not on view

Exhibition History

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

Provenance

From the excavations at the Middle Nodena site, Arkansas (SMS3), directed by Walter B. Jones (1895-1977), Director of the Alabama Museum of Natural History, University, Alabama, in 1932 (1932.002); objects selected by Walter B. Jones for Lena Garth (Mrs. Winston Fearn Garth,1860-1938), Huntsville, Alabama; purchased by Lena Garth for the Dartmouth College Museum; given to the present collection by Lena Garth and her grandson, Winston Fearn Garth II (1913-1980), Class of 1935, in 1935.

Old Number

AMNH: NOD 53

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