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Effigy

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Effigy of human with bulbous body, flattened at shoulder. Short, chunky neck rising to modeled head with incised features. Face area is defined in mask-like way. Opening is almost vertical at back of head.

Marks

Sticker on bottom: D. W.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Gardner Brewer and Miss Brewer, 1877.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Gardner Brewer and Miss Brewer

Native American (Mississippian), Prehistoric, about A.D. 900–1400

Object Place

Diehlstaat, Missouri, United States

Dimensions

13.65 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

77.201

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware