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probably Late Mississippian Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)
USA; Tennessee; ; ; Cumberland Valley

Female figure

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USA; Georgia; Bartow County; Cartersville; Etowah Mounds (Tumlin Mounds)

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  • Culture/People:

    probably Late Mississippian Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Female figure

  • Date created:

    AD 1200-1500

  • Place:

    Cumberland Valley; Tennessee; USA

  • Media/Materials:


  • Techniques:

    Carved, ground

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Dr. Joseph L. Jones (1833-1896, New Orleans, Louisiana); sold by Jones' widow (Susan B. Jones, ca. 1845-ca. 1920) to George Heye in 1906.

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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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