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Ceramic Bowl From Macon County, NC

Ceramic bowl from Macon County, North Carolina, ca. AD 1500. The bowl is classified as a Middle Qualla ( AD ca.1450- ca. 1700 ) bowl based since it is stamped and its shape. The shape of the bowl is called a cazuela bowl, which are short in height, wide opening on top, and no lip around the rim. Most Qualla pottery come from the Cherokee tribe, and despite disease and removal from their land, the Cherokees keep their pottery designs alive.

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[Ceramic Bowl From Macon County, North Carolina]. No date. From Intrigue of the Past: North Carolina's First Peoples. Edited by Margo L. Price, Patricia M. Samford, and Vincas P. Steponaitis. (Durham: University of Norht Carolina at Chapel Hill: Research Laboratories of Archaeology), 2001. (Accessed January 2, 2019)

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