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
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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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA27, V-1965" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Belcher Engraved. 18.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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