SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Geo. W. Sentell Place, 1909
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave, 1909
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-482
VESSEL NO.: V-55
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with four body peaks and a straight neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a flat lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a low oxygen environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark gray
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.0 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the neck and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 18.1
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.8; 10.8 cm wide at its widest point on the body
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.47 liters
DECORATION: The top and base of the bottle neck are decorated with horizontal engraved bands filled with vertical engraved lines. Each of the four body peaks on this bottle have sets of engraved circles: three have crossed lines at the center, while the fourth has engraved spurs along one side of the central or inner engraved circle. The engraved peaks are divided by sets of vertical and curvilinear engraved lines that extend from the top of the body to near the base, and the central lines have excised spur elements
TYPE: possible Belcher Engraved, var. unspecified
Possible Belcher Engraved bottle (5425-482).
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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