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Keno Trailed-Incised Animal Effigy Bottle / Southeast, Prehistoric Caddo

Essay/Description

Effigy Bottle -- Small human female (potentially an owl figure) effigy bottle of dark clay

Bailey Engraved pottery type --

Curatorial Remarks

Keno Trailed-Incised (Suhm and Jelks 1962:87) Effigy Bottle with curvilinear incised lines with a secondary section of the bottle which resembled a bird head. Flat circular base, double ovoid body, insloping neck, everted rim and rounded lip. 10YR2/1 Black, 7.5YR7/4 Pink.


Suhm, Dee Ann and Edward B. Jelks, ed. Handbook of Texas Archeology: Type Descriptions. Austin, TX: Texas Archaeological Society, 1962.

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Title(s): 
Keno Trailed-Incised Animal Effigy Bottle
Culture: 
Southeast, Prehistoric Caddo
Date: 
1350-1700 CE
Period: 
Mississippian
Place: 
Saline county, Arkansas
Materials/Techniques: 
Clay, shells, trailed, incised
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
54.1302
Previous Number(s): 
V-1033; 5425.1302; Lemley V-1033
Department: 
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