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

Mississippian Culture, Pecan Point Site, Mississippi County, Arkansas, Southeast

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Mississippian Period (1000-1500)

Low-fired shell-tempered clay

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

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

35.25.4665

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Object Name

Pottery

Classification

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.

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

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

Provenance

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.

Old Number

AMNH: No #

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