Jacob meets some customs of the Fuegans. An engraving of Theodore De Bry. Based on Dutch accounts in the New World. Originally published as "Dutch Voyages via the Straits of Magellan between 1590 and 1634."
Black glaze showing "hare's fur" marking. 4 3/4 inches in diameter. Song (Sung) Dynasty. Bottom: Chien type, vase with lid, grey stoneware with black glaze and "oil" spots. 6 inches high. Song (Sung) Dynasty.
Top: Water vessel for the writing table; underglaze red outside. Hsuan Te incised under the base. Diameter 2 7/8 inches. Bottom: Stem-cup with three fishes in underglaze red (hsien hung). Hsuan Te mark in blue inside the bowl. Height 3 1/2 inches. Ming.
Top: Shallow bowl decorated in Mohammedan blue outside and in the bottom inside: green enamel borders with lotus scrolls in leaf gold. Chia Ching period. Diameter 4 3/4 inches. Ming Dynasty. Bottom: Bowl with enameled ornament outside; and blue designs, lotus medallion and egret, etc., inside. Sixteenth century Augsburg mount. Chia Ching period. Diameter 4 inches. Ming Dynasty.
Flower pot with raised designs of prunus boughs and birds and the moon crescent: borders of stiff leaves and key fret: buff stoneware with colored glazes. 16th century. Height 15 1/2 inches. Ming. - The Wares of the Ming Dynasty - Hobson, Pl. 9.
Beaker decorated in underglaze blue and enamel colors (wan li wu ts'ai) with belts of ornament, imperial dragons, peacocks and peonies, "rock of ages" pattern, etc. Wan Li mark on lip. Height 22 1/2 inches. Ming.
Mortality curve of Moundville compared with other sites of that time period. There are a disproportionately low number of subadults in the Moundville curve. Sites compared are: Moundville (AD 1050-1550), Dickson Mounds (AD 700-1000 and 1000-1350), Point of Pines (AD 1000-1450) and Meinarti (AD 1050-1150 and (1150-1300).
This polychrome vase has a large spillway. It represents a prisoner with a rope around his neck; his hands are tied on his back and he is wearing on his head the "captive's" headdress". He wears oreillettes and a nose pendant; a net covers his body. The colors on this piece of ceramic are ochre, ivory, sienna, and yellow. It belongs to the Mochik culture. It is 27 cm high.