logo
Open Tues–Sun, 10 am – 5 pm

Effigy Bowl

Object Number:11572
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Missouri
Scott County (uncertain)
Mississippi County (uncertain)
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Height: 11 cm
Length: 13.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Edward Drinker Cope, 1892

Description

Buff ware, smoked. Compound vessel. Lower, representing a frog, is globular with head and legs in relief. The upper representing a fish is globular with head, tail, fins in relief. Two parts are at right angles to each other.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Moundbuilders: Ancient Architects of North America (24 Jun 2017 - 26 Apr 2020) View Objects in Exhibition

You may also be interested in these objects:


Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.