SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Wm. Handy Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a burial (Burial 3) in a cemetery excavated by Robert Shelton in 1940. Associated vessels in the grave are V-2045, V-2047, and V-2048.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-2130
VESSEL NO.: V-2046
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with two rim panels and four rim peaks (each 15 mm wide)
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.7 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A, rounded base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.50 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel is plain. The lower rim panel is divided into four rectangular panels by four sets of eight or nine closely-spaced vertical engraved lines; these vertical engraved lines are set underneath each of the rim peaks. Each rectangular panel has a single horizontal engraved line in it, with rows of excised punctations (two panels have two sets of seven excised punctations and the other two panels have sets of six excised punctations) both above and below the horizontal line.
TYPE: Belcher Engraved, var. unspecified
Belcher Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl (5425-2130).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA1, V-2046" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Belcher Engraved. 26.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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