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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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA1, V-2053" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Belcher Engraved. 33.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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