Bowl in the form of a bird

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Culture/People
possibly Swift Creek (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Excavator
Clarence Bloomfield Moore (C.B. Moore), Non-Indian, 1852-1936
Previous owner
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University)
Seller
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University)
Object Name
Bowl in the form of a bird
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Coiled/hand built, modeled, incised, punctate, killed
Dimensions
20 x 29 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Aucilla River Mound (Lewis Place Mound); Taylor County; Florida; USA
Date created
AD 150-650 (Middle Woodland period)
Collection History
Excavated by archaeologist Clarence B. Moore (1852-1936) in 1902; donated to the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by C.B. Moore soon afterward; purchased by MAI from the Academy of Natural Sciences with other C.B. Moore collection materials in 1929.
Catalog Number
17/3946
Barcode
173946.000
See related items
Swift Creek (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
On View
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Woodlands
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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