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3LA1, V-2053

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2019

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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Wm. Handy Place

CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave (Burial 4) in a cemetery excavated by Robert Shelton in 1940. Associated vessels in the grave are V-2049 to V-2052.

ACCESSION NO.: 5425-2040

VESSEL NO.: V-2053

NON-PLASTICS: shell and fine grog

VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with two rim panels

RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim with a rounded lip

CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)

INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown

EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown to very dark grayish-brown

WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.9 mm, rim

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body, but badly eroded

HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.5

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.0

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.5

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.69 liters

DECORATION: The upper rim panel has a single row of punctations below the lip, and above a single horizontal engraved line. The lower rim panel has a second row of punctations just above the vessel carination, and these are divided into distinct areas by sets of two diagonal engraved lines.

TYPE: Belcher Engraved, var. Owen

Belcher Engraved, var. Owen carinated bowl (5425-2040).

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Keywords

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

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