SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Battle Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: Found in Burial 2, Burial Plot 1, in association with V-1984 and V-1985 (Martin 1939).
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-722
VESSEL NO.: V-1986
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with two rim panels
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 3.8 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.9
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.31 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel has a single horizontal engraved line under the lip that also has a row of engraved tick marks; there is a second engraved-ticked line at the junction of the upper and lower rim panels. The lower rim panel has four appliqued nodes with an engraved and ticked semi-circle around the node. Between each node and engraved semi-circle are six or seven regularly-spaced vertical to near vertical engraved lines. A white kaolin clay pigment had been rubbed in the engraved-ticked lines.
TYPE: Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher
Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher carinated bowl (5425-722).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA1, V-1986" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Belcher Engraved. 15.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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