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Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center

Brice Prairie Phase, Brice Prairie Trailed, v. festoon

April 11, 2017

Type: Brice Prairie Trailed w/ Festoons

Description: Two or three parallel tool-trail lines in swooping festoons that encircle vessel at the top of the shoulder and crown vertical tool trails (Boszhardt 1994: 230).

Lip Decoration: Continusous tool notching always located on interior lip. Notches may be oriented either perpendicular or obllque to the left or right (228).

Culture: Oneota, La Crosse Locality

Period: Late Prehistoric Period, Brice Prairie Phase, A.D. 1300-1400

Site: Sanford Archaeological District, 47LC394

Provenience: Feature F454

Artifact ID: 91.2216.01

Curated at: Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Citation: Boszhardt, Robert F.
1994 Oneota Group Continuity at La Crosse: The Brice Prairie, Pammel Creek, and Valley View Phases. The Wisconsin Archaeologist 75(3-4): 173-236.