Conch Shell Bowl

Mississippian Culture
Southeast

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1550-1650

Low-fired shell-tempered clay, highly burnished

Overall: 3 1/8 × 6 7/16 × 6 13/16 in. (8 × 16.3 × 17.3 cm)

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

35.25.4684

Geography

Place Made: Nodena Site, United States, North America

Object Name

Pottery

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Not on view

Provenance

From the excavations at the Upper Nodena site, Arkansas (SMS4), 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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