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Bowl in the form of bird-headed water monster

Culture/People:
probably Late Mississippian Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Excavator:
Clarence Bloomfield Moore (C.B. Moore), Non-Indian, 1852-1936  Search this
Previous owner:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University)  Search this
Seller:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University)  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl in the form of bird-headed water monster
Media/Materials:
Chlorite-muscovite phyllite
Techniques:
Pecked, ground, incised
Dimensions:
42.50 x 29.50 x 29.80 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Ridge north of Mound R (Mound U), Burial 33; Moundville; Hale County and Tuscaloosa County; Alabama; USA
Date created:
AD 1250-1500
Catalog Number:
16/5232
Barcode:
165232.000
See related items:
Late Mississippian Tradition (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_177163
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