• Culture/People:

    probably Deptford (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Vessel in the form of a West Indian marine worm shell

  • Date created:

    100 BC-AD 100

  • Place:

    Near Apalachicola : Mound A : Burial No. 2; Apalachicola mounds; Apalachicola; Franklin County; Florida; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Pottery, pigment/pigments

  • Techniques:

    Coiled/hand built, modeled, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Excavated by Clarence B. Moore in 1902; donated to the Academy of Natural Sciences (Philadelphia) soon afterward; purchased by MAI as part of the C.B. Moore collection in 1929.

  • Dimensions:

    18 x 17.5 cm

  • Catalog number:


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