Jar in the form of a man

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Culture/People
probably Weeden Island (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
Jar in the form of a man
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Coiled/hand built, modeled, perforated, killed
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Burial; Hare Hammock larger mound (Mounds near Crooked Island), Saint Andrews Sound; Bay County; Florida; USA
Archipelago
Florida Panhandle Islands
Island Name
Crooked Island
Date created
AD 650-1000 (Late 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
17/4937
Barcode
174937.000
See related items
Weeden Island (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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