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This bowl is round-bottomed with small handles extending from rim to shoulder. The rim is notched and is decorated by an incised triangular band at shoulder height. This piece is dark gray smudged plain ware.

Marks

Sticker on bottom in script: G. W. Wales/336 P 6830

Provenance

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Wales (active 1890-1954), 1895.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales

Native American (Mississippian), Prehistoric, about 900–1400

Object Place

Diehlstaat, Missouri, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 11.4 cm (3 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

95.1429

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware