Seed Jars

Small engraved seed jar, grog- and shell-tempered pottery; Caddo (historic), 1400–1500; W.I.#3/Crowe/Cook site; Hodges 77-1 / 10-36

Four engraved pottery seed jars of varying sizes

For further information about Dr. and Mrs. Hodges (and their house in Bismarck), see this Encyclopedia of Arkansas entry. To learn more about how and why archeologists record information on houses and other cultural features at sites, check out the Arkansas Archeological Survey’s “Feature of the Month” series.

Text and photographs by DeLainey Brown and Mary Beth Trubitt.