Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Central Plains tradition vessel - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.

For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

When the individual sherds of this vessel were reconstructed it showed it to be a typical Central Plains tradition pot. It was found in the remains of an earthlodge in an Indian village site in Ottawa County. Vessels of this sort tend to be rounded or globular in shape, have a restricted neck and grit temper. A cord-wrapped paddle was used by the American Indians to make the roughened surface treatment of this otherwise undecorated pot. Archeologists used plaster to fill in the missing portions of the vessel.

Date: 1050 CE-1400 CE

Bookbag Share Print

Central Plains tradition vessel - 1Central Plains tradition vessel - 2Central Plains tradition vessel - 3Central Plains tradition vessel - 4Central Plains tradition vessel - 5Central Plains tradition vessel - 6Central Plains tradition vessel - 7Central Plains tradition vessel - 8

Central Plains tradition vessel - 1

Item Number: 308528
Call Number: 14OT1 KOT1-4-H1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 308528

Copyright © 2007-2018 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.