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2019

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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Foster Place (3LA27)

CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave exposed from a Red River flood in 1938. Associated vessels include V-1956 to V-1958.

ACCESSION NO.: 5425-2148

VESSEL NO.: V-1956

NON-PLASTICS: grog

VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a tapered neck

RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim with a rounded lip

CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)

INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray

EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray

WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.1 mm, neck

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper neck

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the neck and body

HEIGHT (IN CM): 22.8

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.3

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.4; 23.0 cm wide at the widest point on the body

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A, rounded base

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.39 liters

DECORATION: The bottle body has four panels with engraved concentric circles (n=4). At the center of these concentric circles is a small circle with a narrow hatched band running horizontally across it. Marking the boundaries of each of these four panels of concentric circles are large pendant triangles at the top of the vessel body; these pendant triangles have hatched corners, forming a negative oval within the larger triangular element.

TYPE: Belcher Engraved, var. Ogden

Belcher Engraved, var. Ogden bottle from the Foster Place (5425-2148).

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Keywords

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

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