SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Battle Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave (Burial 1) in Burial Plot 1 (Martin 1939). Associated vessels in the grave include V-1978 ½ to V-1982.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-706
VESSEL NO.: V-1983
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with two rim panels
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim with a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in a high oxygen environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown; fire clouds on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown; fire cloud on the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 3.3 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A, rounded base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.31 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel has a row of excised punctations under the vessel lip, along with a single horizontal engraved line below the punctations. The lower rim panel has four appliqued nodes (that extend from the lower part of the lower panel onto the vessel body) between a repeating simple scroll motif that consists of two sets of four vertical engraved lines and two connecting diagonal lines. There are excised punctations underneath each of the scrolls and along the vessel carination.
TYPE: Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher
Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher carinated bowl (5425-706).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA1, V-1983" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Belcher Engraved. 16.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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