Spring Hollow Incised Pottery

Spring Hollow Incised Pottery

Time Frame: Approximately 3,000 years ago

Spring Hollow Incised pottery, a regional version of Black Sand,was decorated by scratching the soft clay with a pointed implement probably of wood or bone. ites containing Black Sand pottery are often found on sand ridges in the valley bottoms of large rivers in eastern Iowa such as the Mississippi, the lower Skunk, and the lower Iowa.
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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 3 - Woodland

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