Title

Seed Bag

Creator or Collector

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Donor

A. Henbest

Object Date

AD 20

Date

Spring 5-1-2021

Description

This seed bag was excavated in 1932 at the Edens Bluff Shelter in Benton County, Arkansas. University of Arkansas Museum Collections. Photo by David Dye, image courtesy of the Arkansas Archeological Survey.

Woven bag full of seeds from a domesticated but now extinct starchy-oily seed plant called Chenopodium berlandieri subsup jonesianum (goosefoot), and smaller amounts of an unidentified Asteracae.

Please find a blog post sharing more details: https://archeology.uark.edu/artifacts/edensbluffseedbag/

Object Housed

University of Arkansas Museum

Object Accession Number

0032-0003-0391

Image Location

 
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