University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-409
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Mississippi
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Height: 6.1 cm
Outside Diameter:12.4 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Bowl; made of light brown clay, darkened on the inside surface. Bowl's profile is not a smooth curve. Instead, it has 2 straight edges with the dividing ridge roughly at mid-height of the bowl. Pronounced rim on outside edge of bowl, about a cm. deep. The top of bowl under rim has design carved into the clay with a pointed object. Design repreats itself 6 times around bowl's edge. Bottom of bowl slightly indented.


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