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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: G. W. Rumsey

VESSEL NO.: 43

NON-PLASTICS: grog

VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with two opposed strap handles

RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a flat, exterior folded, lip

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

INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)

EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very pale brown (10YR 7/4); fire clouding on the body and the base

WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.0 mm, rim

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none (eroded)

HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.8

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.7

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.2

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.54 liters

DECORATION: The engraved design is difficult to discern on the eroded exterior vessel surface, other than that there is a centrally placed horizontal engraved line on the rim panel, and two opposed appliqued nodes on the rim; the latter suggest the Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher typological identification (see Schambach and Miller 1984; Webb 1959). Each strap handle has three appliqued nodes.

TYPE: cf. Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher

Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher carinated bowl, Rumsey site, Vessel 43.

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Keywords

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

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