Native American (Mississippian)
about A.D. 900–1400
Object Place: Diehlstaat, Missouri, United States
12.7 x 7.62 x 7.3 cm (5 x 3 x 2 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This squarish, squatting, unadorned figure is positioned with knees folded up in front of its body. Its facial features are incised and slightly molded. The head is topped by a central vertical headpiece. The vessel opening is at the back of the head.
Sticker on bottom in script: G. W. Wales/340
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Wales (active 1890-1954), 1895.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales