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Pottery Fragment

Object Number:97-83-5A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mandan
Provenience: United States of America
Missouri River
Mouth Of Knife River
Culture Area: Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Brown-Red Ware
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-83-5A - Old Museum Number
6552 - ANSP Number

Description

Brown-red ware. Vertical neck with two thickened bands, ornamental with incised diagonal lines. Globular body with broader impressions in chevron pattern. Two small loop lugs and one triangular lug on neck. Both vessels fragmentary. "Their only culinary utensil" Merriweather Lewis.

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