The artifact illustrated on the 2019 Arkansas Archeology Month poster, and in this essay, is a Means Engraved bird effigy bowl in the University of Arkansas Museum Collection, made some time between AD 1300 and 1600. It was retrieved during 1930s WPA excavations at the Adair site in the upper Ouachita River Valley. Explore the model below to take a closer look.
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Model created using the Artec Space Spider 3D scanner. This model and all other images on this page are copyrighted ©Arkansas Archeological Survey. Do not reproduce without permission.
By Teka McGlothlin and Sarah Shepard