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3LA1, V-1124

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2019

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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Battle Place

CONTEXT INFORMATION: Found in a plowed-up grave with V-1122 to V-1136 and V-159 to V-162.

ACCESSION NO.: 5425-741

VESSEL NO.: V-1124

NON-PLASTICS: grog

VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with upper and lower rim panels

RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a rounded, exterior folded lip

CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reduced environment, but cooled in the open air)

INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray

EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark gray

WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.2 mm, rim; 8.7 mm, body

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body

HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.8

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.1

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.5

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.9

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.61 liters

DECORATION: The upper rim panel has a single row of small excised punctations under the rim as well as three horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has two centrally-placed appliqued nodes above the carination, with a hatched engraved half circle around it. Completing the engraved-appliqued motif are opposed vertical cross-hatched and vertical engraved lines (in sets of three) on either side of the engraved half circle and node.

There is a white kaolin clay pigment in the engraved and excised punctation elements.

TYPE: Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher

Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher vessel (5425-741): a, photograph; b, drawing by Bobby Gonzalez.

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Keywords

American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology

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