SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Wm. Handy Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave (Burial B) in a cemetery excavated by Glenn Martin in 1940. Associated vessels in the grave include V-2092 to V-2095 and V-2097.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-7180
VESSEL NO.: V-2096
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone (less than 5% of the paste)
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with two rim panels and four rim peaks (Figure A2-71)
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment but cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown and dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.7 mm, rim; 4.3 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 8.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.23 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel is plain. The lower rim panel is divided into four roughly rectangular areas defined by two sets (of three lines each) of vertical arcing engraved lines on either side of the rectangular-shaped area; the vertical arcing lines occur under each of the rim peaks. Within these rectangular areas is a single central horizontal engraved line with single rows of excised punctations both above and below the horizontal line; each of the rows of punctations have either six or seven excised punctations.
TYPE: Belcher Engraved, var. unspecified
Belcher Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl (5425-7180) from the Wm. Handy Place.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA1, V-2096" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Belcher Engraved. 25.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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