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3LA1, V-2344

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2019

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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Wm. Handy Place

CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave in a cemetery excavated by Horace McLendon in the fall of 1941. Associated vessels (from several graves dug at that time) include V-2342 to V-2365.

ACCESSION NO.: 5425-2022

VESSEL NO.: V-2344

NON-PLASTICS: fine grog

VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a flaring neck

RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a flaring neck

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): 5.4 mm, neck

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper neck

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished

HEIGHT (IN CM): 22.0

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.8

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.1; 18.0 cm in width at the widest part of the body

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.7

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.59 liters

DECORATION: The vessel body has a circular engraved motif that is repeated four times. The motif consists of alternating circular engraved lines (three lines) or circular dashed lines (two lines), and each motif shares part of one of the circular dashed lines. Suspended from the top of the bottle body are four repeating triangular elements with hatched lines in each corner of the triangle; these elements are set above the area where the larger circular motifs merge and help to divide the circular engraved motifs.

TYPE: Belcher Engraved, var. Ogden

Belcher Engraved, var. Ogden bottle (5425-2022): a, photograph; b, drawing by Bobby Gonzalez.

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Keywords

American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology

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