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3LA1, V-2353

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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 excavated by Horace McLendon in the fall of 1941. Associated vessels (from several graves dug at that time) include V-2342 to V-2365.

ACCESSION NO.: 5425-2043

VESSEL NO.: V-2353

NON-PLASTICS: grog

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

RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim with a flat and exterior folded lip

CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a low oxygen environment)

INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown

EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown

WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.3 mm, rim

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body

HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.5

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.0

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.9

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.69 liters

DECORATION: The upper rim panel has a row of tool punctations under the lip as well as a single centrally placed horizontal engraved line. On the lower rim panel are engraved and excised semi-circle motifs, repeated twice between the strap handles, surrounding a central appliqued node. There are two sets of diagonal engraved and diagonal punctated lines on either side of the central motif, and two rows of punctates at the upper and lower margins of the lower rim panel; in some instances, the lower row of punctates are placed not on the carination, but below it.

The two strap handles have upper and lower rows of tool punctates, two short rows of punctates along each side of the handle, as well as a single central punctate.

TYPE: Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher

Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher carinated bowl (5425-2043).

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Keywords

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

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