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Ancient Pottery of the Mississippi Valley Fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1882-83, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1886, pages 361-436   By: (1846-1933)

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SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION BUREAU OF ETHNOLOGY.

ANCIENT POTTERY

OF THE

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY.

BY

WILLIAM H. HOLMES.

CONTENTS.

Page. Introductory 367 Ceramic groups 369 Middle Mississippi province 369 Distribution 369 How found 370 Age 371 Use 371 Construction 372 Material 372 Color 373 Form 373 Finish 373 Ornament 373 Modification of shape 373 Relief ornament 374 Intaglio designs 374 Designs in color 374 Classification of forms 375 Origin of form 376 Bowls 376 Form 376 Ornament 377 Illustrations 378 Ordinary forms 378 Eccentric forms 380 Life forms 383 Pot shaped vessels 392 Material 393 Form 393 Handles 393 Origin of handles 393 Ornament 394 Illustrations 394 Wide mouthed bottles or jars 398 Form 399 Ornament 399 Illustrations 399 Ordinary forms 399 Eccentric forms 403 Life forms 404 High necked bottles 411 Form 411 Ornament 412 Illustrations 413 Ordinary forms 413 Eccentric forms 420 Life forms 422 Upper Mississippi province 426 Gulf province 431 Résumé 434

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Page. FIG. 361. Scale of forms 376 362. Forms of bowls 376 363. Rim modification 377 364. Bowl: Arkansas 378 365. Bowl: Arkansas 378 366. Cup: Arkansas 379 367. Bowl: Arkansas 379 368. Bowl: Arkansas 380 369. Cup: Arkansas 380 370. Cup: Arkansas 380 371. Rectangular bowl: Arkansas 381 372. Burial casket: Tennessee 381 373. Trough shaped vessel: Arkansas 382 374... Continue reading book >>




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