Female figure

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Culture/People
possibly South Appalachian Mississippian: Etowah (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Colonel Lewis Tumlin, Non-Indian, 1809-1875
Georgia Geological Survey (Geological Department, State of Georgia)
Seller agent
Dr. Samuel Worthington McCallie (S. W. McCallie), Non-Indian, 1856-1933
Object Name
Female figure
Media/Materials
Stone, paint
Techniques
Carved, painted
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Etowah Mounds (Tumlin Mounds); Cartersville; Bartow County; Georgia; USA
Date created
AD 1250-1375 (Middle Mississippian period)
Collection History
Plowed up near the base of the large mound at Etowah, which was then owned by Colonel Lewis Tumlin (1809-1875); in his family's possession at least until 1859; subsequently in the collection of the Georgia Geological Survey; purchased by MAI in 1925 from the Georgia Geological Survey through Georgia state geologist Dr. Samuel Worthington McCallie (1856-1933).
Catalog Number
14/1455
Barcode
141455.000
See related items
South Appalachian Mississippian: Etowah (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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