Mississippian Culture



Low-fired shell-tempered clay

Overall: 2 5/16 × 2 13/16 in. (5.8 × 7.1 cm)

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



Place Made: Nodena Site, United States, North America

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Research Area

Funerary Objects

Native American: Southeast

Native American

Not on view


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.

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