University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-417
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Mississippi
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Technique:Incised
Height: 6 cm
Width: 13 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970
Other Number:NA1334 - Collector Number

Description

Mississippi archaeological material; made of clay; brown in color, and black in spots from excessive firing. Circular designs carved around the outside of the bowl. A groove is carved around the rim of the bowl, making the rim approximately 1/4" thick. Another groove is carved around the bottom of the bowl below the circular designs. The inside of the bowl has many lines which appear to have been scratched or scraped onto the clay.


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