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Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center

Sand Lake Archaeological District – Woodland Pottery – Prairie Ware

March 28, 2019

Woodland Pottery - Prairie WareThis vessel section includes sherds from several excavated proveniences, reflecting the scattering of materials on the sandy terrace. The sherds have a sandy paste and a finely incised design on the smoothed exterior surface. The design has two zones of lines that form zig-zag bands. The vessel is Late Early Woodland, Prairie Ware (100 B.C.- A.D. 200), found during 2008 excavations at the Sand Lake Archaeological District north of La Crosse, Wisconsin.