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These vessel sherds were found at the Trowbridge archeological site (14WY1), in Wyandotte County, and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1973. Trowbridge is a Kansas City Hopewell site from the Early Ceramic Period. During this time archeologists find evidence of houses, cultivated plants, and decorated pottery. The donor glued the pottery together prior to donating it. The vessel, a large jar, is decorated with a series of slightly scalloped horizontal dentate stamping. Dentate stamping is a decorating technique that leaves tooth-like impressions. Above the dentate stamping is a row of bosses and vertical tool impressions on the rim. Archeologists call this style of pottery Naples Stamped.

Date: 1 CE-250 CE

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Item Number: 449742
Call Number: 14WY1 73.68.4228 Trowbridge donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 449742

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