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Certain Mounds of Arkansas and of Mississippi Volume 1-3; Part I. Mounds and Cemeteries of the Lower Arkansas River. Part II. Mounds of the Lower Yazoo and Lower Sunflower Rivers, Mississippi. Part III. the Blum Mounds, Mississippi (Paperback) Loot Price: R321 Discovery Miles 3 210
Certain Mounds of Arkansas and of Mississippi Volume 1-3; Part I. Mounds and Cemeteries of the Lower Arkansas River. Part II....
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Certain Mounds of Arkansas and of Mississippi Volume 1-3; Part I. Mounds and Cemeteries of the Lower Arkansas River. Part II. Mounds of the Lower Yazoo and Lower Sunflower Rivers, Mississippi. Part III. the Blum Mounds, Mississippi (Paperback)

Clarence Bloomfield Moore

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ...we may say here, was not employed when the decoration consisted of broad, trailed lines. Vessel No. 112 is a wide-mouthed bottle of dark ware, with a body having an extension ending in a flat base (Fig. 72). The decoration, incised, with the usual traces of red pigment, is made up of a combination of spaces filled with reticulated lines. Vessel No. 30 is a bowl of coarse, yellow ware, having an almost indistinguishable decoration on the lower part. The upper part, exteriorly, bears an incised and punctate design in which the scroll has a prominent place (Fig. 73). Fig. 71.--Vessel No. 121. Greer. (Diameter 6.75 inches.) Vessel No. 8 is a cooking vessel of yellow ware, with soot still adhering (Fig. 74). The decoration of trailed lines and punctate markings shows scrolls, concentric circles (probably sun-symbols), and diagonal, parallel lines. Vessel No. 37. This interesting little vessel (Fig. 75) is a reproduction in earthenware of one of the musselshells Unto) found in the Arkansas and White rivers. We do not recall having seen before the musselshell represented in earthenware, though the conch and the clam figure in the pottery of the middle Mississippi region. Vessel No. 110 is a bowl of yellow ware (Fig. 76), having as decoration a band of red pigment on both sides, extending somewhat below the rim. In the interior are four series of double, crescentic bands executed in red paint. Centrally, is a frog shown in red paint, the representation of which, however, is somewhat marred through the eftect of heat, the outside of the vessel and the central part of the interior having been discolored by fire. It is interesting to note that a vessel found by Doctor Hough 1 in northeastern Arizona, bears a frog painted on the base of the interior. "The frog is ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Clarence Bloomfield Moore
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-28347-4
Barcode: 9781236283474
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LSN: 1-236-28347-3

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