Oneota Pottery

Oneota Pottery

Time Frame: 1200-1700

Oneota pottery is characterized by shell tempering. On most examples this appears as white, plate-like particles on the surface and in the cross section of the sherd. Wide strap handles, loop handles, and decorative trailing are two other distinctive Oneota ceramic traits.
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Illustrated by Mary Slattery, Will Thomson, and David Crawford
Office of the State Archeologist
Adapted from Office Of The State Archaeologist, Educational Series 7 - Oneota

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