SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lester Bros. Place, 1929
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave in a Caddo cemetery exposed along a levee that had been dynamited, 1929.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-881
VESSEL NO.: V-151
NON-PLASTICS: bone and hematite/ferruginous sandstone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.5 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 7.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.22 liters
DECORATION: The rim is plain on this carinated bowl. The body has four sets of nested engraved semi-circles that begin with a central hooked arm element. The sets of engraved semi-circles are divided by large excised/hatched upper and lower pendant triangles (El Dorado 2 pattern, Schambach and Miller 1984:Figure 11-6).
TYPE: Avery Engraved, var. Graves
Avery Engraved, var. Graves carinated bowl (5425-881).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA48, V-151" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Avery Engraved. 13.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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