Vessel

Native American (Mississippian)
Prehistoric
about 900–1400


Object Place: Diehlstaat, Missouri, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 14.6 x 16.2 x 16.2 cm (5 3/4 x 6 3/8 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

77.171

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Round bottomed globular body with wide, short neck. Opposing small, handles from rim to shoulder, neck join. Dark gray smudged plain ware.

Provenance

Excavated near Diehlstadt, MO by George Julius Engelmann (b. 1847 - d. 1903), St. Louis. 1877, gift of Mary Weld (Mrs. Gardner) Brewer (b. 1803 - d. 1888) and Caroline Abigail Brewer (b. 1833 - d. 1898), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 4, 1877)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Gardner Brewer and Miss Brewer