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2018

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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)

VESSEL NO.: 6-6-609; Burial 2 in Village Plot 2

VESSEL FORM: Bottle

NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell

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

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

INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black

EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black; fire clouds on the body

WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.8 mm

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished

HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.6

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.2

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.4

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.8 cm; circular and concave

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.34

DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body is decorated with four sets of engraved concentric circles that alternate with concentric dashed lines. The innermost circular has opposed curvilinear hooked arm elements. There are four large engraved pendant triangles between the sets of concentric circles. The pendant triangles have within them a single negative circle outlined by cross-hatched engraved zones at the apexes of the triangles.

PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none

TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Belcher Engraved, var. Ogden

Belcher Engraved, var. Ogden bottle (6-6-609) in Burial 2 in Village Plot 2 at the Hatchel site.

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Keywords

American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology

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