Bowl with incised Spoonbill Motif, Hopewell, Middle Woodland


Photo of Bowl with incised Spoonbill Motif, Hopewell, Middle Woodland

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Bowl with incised Spoonbill Motif, Hopewell, Middle Woodland   (1998.19.2194)
Materials T&E : Food Processing & Preparation T&E : Food Storage Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location America, North, United States, Illinois - Calhoun County, Kampsville, Brangenberg Mound #3
Period/Date Hopewell Tradition, Middle Woodland, Prehistoric, 50 BCE – 200 CE
Culture Native American
Location On Exhibitin the North America exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 17.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 9.4 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 523 g
Measuring Remarks H=9 cm --MNH Remarks/Description Field
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware, Pigment--Slip
Manufacturing Processes Handbuilding, Firing
Munsell Color Information Pale Orange Yellow (10YR 8/3) -Lighter bird (?) design. Yellowish Gray (10YR 7/1.5) -Darker bird (?) design. Pale Orange Yellow (10YR 8.5/3) -Bottom bowl.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Early Hopewell mound explorations : the first fifty years in the Illinois River valley. ed. by Kenneth B. Farnsworth. Urbana, ITARP, 2004. B-1743; Baker, Frank C., James B. Griffin, Richard G. Morgan, Georg K. Neumann, Jay L. B. Taylor, "University of Illinois Archaeological Exploration of the Lower Illinois Valley" (..."a continuation of Mr. Taylor's field report," in Part I of Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 32(1) [Volume XXXII, Part I]: 7-49, November, 1941

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Loan Courtesy of Illinois State Archaeological Survey
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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