SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Wm. Handy Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave (Burial 1) in a cemetery excavated by Robert Shelton in 1940. Associated vessels in the grave include V-2030 to V-2037 and V-2039.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-2115A-C
VESSEL NO.: V-2038
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with two rim panels and a dimpled base
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown and brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown and brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 2.5 mm, rim; 3.7 mm, body; 6.0 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.9
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 24.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 20.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.4
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.14 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel has a row of punctations below the lip as well as two horizontal engraved lines; the lower of the two lines has downward-pointing triangular tick marks. The lower rim panel of this vessel has four appliqued nodes equally spaced along the carination, with opposed sets (four lines each) of diagonal engraved lines on either side of each node. There are also three diagonal engraved lines with triangular tick marks that are pitched in an opposite direction from the opposed sets of diagonal engraved lines around the appliqued nodes.
TYPE: Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher
Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher carinated bowl (5425-2115A-C) from the Wm. Handy Place.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA1, V-2038" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Belcher Engraved. 28.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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