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NameMississippian Pottery
Address38 Curtis Road
Washington, CT 06793
Brief DescriptionMississippian Peoples and Their Pottery
TypeAttraction
CategoryMuseum
DescriptionA new cultural period known as the Mississippian began around AD 700 in the central Mississippi Valley and spread throughout Southeastern North America. The hundreds of cultures characterized as Mississippian shared a number of attributes not found in the preceding Woodland period cultures including new and greater varieties of pottery. One of the definitive styles of Mississippian pottery is the effigy vessel made in the form of an animal or human. On display are a variety of styles including globular bowls with incurving rims, hooded bottles and effigy vessels.
Phone 1(860) 868-0518
Emailiais@charter.net
Handicapped AccessibleYes
Websitewww.birdstone.org
Last Updated7/8/2008
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