SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lester Bros. Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a Caddo cemetery, 1928.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-964
VESSEL NO.: V-291
NON-PLASTICS: fine grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with two rim panels
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.9 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the body and burnished on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A, rounded base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.79 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel is undecorated. The lower panel has a motif repeated four times that consists of a single short horizontal engraved line with single rows of excised punctations (six or seven per row) above and below the engraved line, as well as small upper and lower triangular hatched zones pendant from the top and bottom of the rim panel. The four sets of the motif are divided by broad cross-hatched engraved brackets with triangular tick marks.
TYPE: Belcher Engraved, var. unspecified
Belcher Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl (5425-964).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA48, V-291" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Belcher Engraved. 22.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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