SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lester Bros. Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave in a Caddo cemetery exposed after the dynamiting of a Red River levee, June 1929.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-920
VESSEL NO.: V-63
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with two rim panels
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim with a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 3.7 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 7.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A, rounded base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.22 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel of this carinated bowl is plain. The lower rim panel has six sets of engraved semi-circles (each with three semi-circular lines) that begin at the carination. The engraved semi-circles are divided by six large triangles, with a long, narrow, spur at its tip, that are pendant from the top of the lower rim panel; five of these have hatched corners, forming a central oval, while the sixth has only three hatched lines.
TYPE: Avery Engraved, var. Bradshaw
Avery Engraved, var. Bradshaw carinated bowl (5425-920).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA48, V-63" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Avery Engraved. 12.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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