Jar, with 4 lugs along short neck, Neeley's Ferry Plain type

Mississippian Culture


Mississippian Period (1000-1500)

Low-fired shell-tempered clay

Overall: 4 5/8 × 6 9/16 in. (11.8 × 16.7 cm)

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



Place Made: Pecan Point Site, United States, North America

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Funerary Objects

Not on view

Course History

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

Exhibition History

Ancient Native American Pottery, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition; Anthropology 32, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 7-February 9, 1992.

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

Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibitions; Anthropology 32, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 13-March 4, 1990.


From the excavations at Pecan Point, Arkansas(3MS78), directed by Walter B. Jones (1895-1977), Director of the Alabama Museum of Natural History, University of Alabama, in 1933 (AMNH 1933.003, no object number provided); object 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.

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