These are the original inhabitants of the area that is now Mississippi. There is one federally recognized Indian tribe in Mississippi today: Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
Nashville I style gorget Castalian Springs Mound Site HRoe 2012CC BY-SA 3.0 Herb Roe, www.chromesun.com - Own work Nashville I style gorget found by Myers A Mississippian culture Nashville I style shell gorget found by William Myer at the Castalian Springs Mound Site in Sumner County, Tennessee and now part of the collection of the National Museum of the American Indian
A Mississippian culture Hightower style Birdman themed shell gorget from the Hixon Site in Hamilton County, Tennessee and now housed at the Frank H. McClung Museum in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Mississippian Culture, possibly from Arkansas, Bottle with underwater serpent decoration, 1300s–1400s. Earthenware and pigment, 9 1/2" x 8" (24.1 x 20.3 cm). © Art Institute of Chicago. (AIC-379) One of the bonuses of studying art history is learning about surprising connections when studying how cultures in the past interacted. Many times such interaction between cultures and the influence it has on the arts is overlooked. This is especially true in non-western cultures, when these cultural…
Caddoan Bottle Vase
Caddoan Bottle Southeastern United States 1200-1700 Mississippian culture pottery is the ceramic tradition of the Mississippian culture 800 to 1600 CE found as artifacts in archaeological sites in the American Midwest and Southeast. It is characterized by the use of shell tempering agents in clay paste. Shells from mussels found in the rivers was finely ground and mixed with local clay to form the pots. When the pots dried they were wood fired in a pit. I just learned that Fort Walton Beach…
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A ‘Spider Gorget’ from a mound of the Mississippian Culture 7 miles from St. Louis (St. Clair County, Illinois, United States of America) (C. 800-1500 CE).
Pendant with Serpent Design | Mississippian | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Date: 13th–14th century. Geography: United States, Tennessee. Culture: Mississippian. Medium: Shell. Dimensions: H. 4 3/16 x W. 5 1/8 x D. 1 1/8 in. (10....
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