University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-399
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Catawba (culture)
Provenience: United States of America
South Carolina
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Height: 7.2 cm
Width: 10.8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Bowl made of light-colored stone-polished clay that has been burned on the entire inside of the bowl and over more than half of the outside. If looked at sideways, the bowl would appear as an octagon, with top and bottom surfaces elongated (the bowl is wider than it is high). On the lower third of the bowl's outside is pressed a row of small oval shapes all around the bowl. No spaces between then.


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