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

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Mississippian Period (1000-1500)

Low-fired shell-tempered clay

Overall: 4 9/16 x 6 1/8 in. (11.6 x 15.5 cm)

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

35.25.4683

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Object Name

Pottery

Classification

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Not on view

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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