SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lester Bros. Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave in a Caddo cemetery exposed during the dynamiting of a Red River levee, June 1929.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-928
VESSEL NO.: V-216
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 low oxygen environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray with reddish-brown fire clouds on the lip
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray with reddish-brown fire clouds on the rim and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.2 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the body and burnished on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the body and burnished on the rim
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A, rounded base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.29 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel is plain. The lower rim panel has four repeating sets of four short horizontal dashed lines set between four vertical bands filled with diagonal engraved lines. The outer two vertical bands in each set of four vertical bands have upward or downward-pointing spurred lines on them.
TYPE: Belcher Engraved, var. unspecified
Belcher Engraved carinated bowl (5425-928).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA48, V-216" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Belcher Engraved. 23.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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