SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Wm. Handy Place
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-2039
VESSEL NO.: V-4043
NON-PLASTICS: fine grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with two rim panels
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.1 mm, rim; 5.4 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.8+ (missing the base)
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/D
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): est. 0.67 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel has a line of excised punctations below the lip, followed by a single horizontal engraved line and a second row of punctations. The lower panel has four appliqued nodes evenly spaced around the vessel, and placed just above the carination; there are triangular tick marks along the carination. On either side of each appliqued node are two sets of four diagonal engraved lines pitched in opposite directions. The area of the lower rim panel between each set of node and associated diagonal engraved lines has two diagonal engraved lines with triangular tick marks.
TYPE: Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher
Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher carinated bowl (5425-2039).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA1, V-4043" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Belcher Engraved. 34.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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