Jar with red spiral design, Nodena Red on buff style

Mississippian Culture, possibly Potter Mound site, Poinsett County, Arkansas, Southeast


Late Mississippian Period (1300-1500)

Low-fired shell-tempered gray clay with heavy beige slip and painted orange-red

Overall: 8 1/4 x 6 15/16 in. (21 x 17.7 cm)

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



North America, United States

Object Name



Native American

Native American: Southeast

Not on view

Course History

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

Exhibition History

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


Luther E. Jones Collection of northeast Arkansas material, possibly from the Potter site (3PO23); sold to the Alabama Museum of Natural History, University, Alabama, in 1932 (1932.008); 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.

Old Number

AMNH: L J 44

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