Tripod Vessel

Mississippian Culture


Mississippian Period (1000-1500)

Low-fired shell-tempered clay with gray brown slip

Overall: 4 7/16 × 4 1/8 in. (11.2 × 10.5 cm)

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



Place Made: Potter Mound Site, United States, North America

Object Name


Research Area

Funerary Objects

Native American: Southeast

Native American

Not on view


Harry Payne Collection of northeast Arkansas material, from the Potter site (3PO23); sold to the Alabama Museum of Natural History, University, Alabama, in 1932 (1932.006); selected by Walter B. Jones, Director of the Alabama Museum of Natural History, 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.

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