SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lester Bros. Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: Exposed after a Red River flood, 1915
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-780
VESSEL NO.: V-41
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four strap handles and four rim peaks above the handles
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim, with a rounded but exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.9 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 8.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.72 liters
DECORATION: The rim of this jar is plain. The body has four repeating sets of engraved semi-circles with either four or five lines in each set of semi-circles. The uppermost semi-circular engraved line is connected to sets of small hatched pendant triangles that extend downward from the top of the vessel body.
TYPE: Avery Engraved, var. Bradshaw
Avery Engraved, var. Bradshaw jar (5425-780).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA48, V-41" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Avery Engraved. 14.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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