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3LA1, V-2102

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2019

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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Wm. Handy Place

CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave in a cemetery; V-2030 and V-2089 came from the same Caddo burial feature.

ACCESSION NO.: 5425-2045

VESSEL NO.: V-2102

NON-PLASTICS: grog and hematite/ferruginous sandstone

VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with two rim panels and two strap handles

RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip

CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in a high oxygen environment)

INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown

EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown

WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.2 mm, rim; 5.7 mm, body

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the body and burnished on the rim

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body

HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.9

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.0

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.0 on the upper panel; 9.7 cm at the carination

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.1

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.32 liters

DECORATION: The upper rim panel has a single row of triangular punctates under the lip as well as a single centrally placed horizontal engraved line. The lower rim panel has a motif of engraved and punctated semi-circles between the strap handles, and there are sets of three diagonal engraved and excised lines on either side of the semi-circles. There is a row of oval-shaped punctations at the lower panel carination.

The strap handles are decorated with two opposed curvilinear appliqued ridges and a central appliqued node; the handle also has a rectangular engraved element around the appliqued node.

TYPE: Belcher Engraved, var. Owen

Belcher Engraved, var. Owen carinated bowl (5425-2045).

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Keywords

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

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