• Culture/People:

    probably Late Mississippian Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Vessel in human form

  • Date created:

    AD 1200-1500

  • Place:

    Pecan Point site, Mississippi River; Pecan Point; Mississippi County; Arkansas; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Pottery, paint

  • Techniques:

    Coiled/hand built, modeled, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Excavated by Clarence B. Moore in 1910 or 1911; donated to the Academy of Natural Sciences (Philadelphia) soon afterward; purchased by MAI as part of the C.B. Moore collection in 1929.

  • Catalog number:

    17/4103

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the 1491 section in the "Our Peoples" gallery on the 4th floor

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