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3LA1, V-1983

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2019

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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

NON-PLASTICS: grog

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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Keywords

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

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