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.: 5425-2141
VESSEL NO.: V-1959
NON-PLASTICS: shell and grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with two rim panels
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct 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): 3.3 mm, rim; 3.2 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.3 on the upper panel; 13.6 at the carination
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A, rounded base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.47 liters
DECORATION: The upper panel is undecorated. The lower panel is divided by sets of closely-spaced vertical curvilinear lines that extend from the bottom of the upper panel to the carination, between which is a single horizontal line. Above and below that horizontal engraved line is a series of dashes or slot-like marks. There are no nodes visible on this vessel, although it has been heavily reconstructed.
TYPE: Belcher Engraved, var. unspecified
Belcher Engraved carinated bowl (5425-2141).
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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