Oneota Pottery

 

Oneota Pottery

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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