• Culture/People:

    probably Late Mississippian Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Vessel in the form of a woman

  • Date created:

    AD 1100-1300

  • Place:

    Wickliffe Mounds, Mississppi River; Wickliffe; Ballard County; Kentucky; USA

  • Media/Materials:


  • Techniques:

    Coiled/hand built, modeled

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Excavated between 1930 and 1935 by Colonel Fain W. King (1892-1972, a Paducah, Kentucky, businessman who owned and excavated the Wickliffe Mounds site); donated to MAI in 1935.

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the 1491 section in the "Our Peoples" gallery on the 4th floor

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