Polished Soapstone Bowl

Dublin Core

Title

Polished Soapstone Bowl

Subject

Artifacts

Description

People first began producing steatite bowls in Virginia in the Late Archaic period. This specimen was found at a Late Woodland site in Halifax County in the southern Piedmont. It has been finely smoothed on its interior and exterior surfaces.

Source

Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Richmond, VA

Date

900 - 1600 C.E.

Format

.JPG, 1500 × 1029

Type

Image

Coverage

Halifax County

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

1500 × 1029

Files

44HA0065_T.W.Pool,Jr._collection_vessel_general.jpg

Citation

“Polished Soapstone Bowl,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed September 24, 2021, https://virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/495.

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