Mississippian Period (1000-1500)
Low-fired shell-tempered clay
Overall: 4 9/16 × 6 1/8 in. (11.6 × 15.5 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Winston Fearn Garth and her grandson Winston Fearn Garth II, Class of 1935
Place Made: Pecan Point Site, United States, North America
Native American: Southeast
Not on view
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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