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3LA48, V-216

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2019

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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

NON-PLASTICS: 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 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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Keywords

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

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