DescriptionA Mississippian Polychrome Head Pot c. 1400 - 1550
from Pemiscot Co., Missouri, clay, red and white mineral pigments
Cherry, James F., The Headpots of Northeast Arkansas and Southern Pemiscot County, Missouri, U. of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville, 2009, p. 161, #126.
Ex-collection: Bill Rowlett
Diameter: 4 ¾ inches
In overall very good condition. Proper left ear was broken off prehistorically (according to Dr. Cherry) and restored. A "probe hole" near the left side of the mouth and a chip on the rim were also repaired. Surface with usual wear, including soiling and scuffs affecting the painted design.
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