SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Wm. Handy Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave in a cemetery excavated by Horace McLendon in the fall of 1941. Associated vessels (from several graves dug at that time) include V-2342 to V-2365.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-2149
VESSEL NO.: V-2349
VESSEL FORM: Jar with two small (14 mm in diameter) and opposed lug handles
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown, with fire clouds on body and rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.6 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body; burnished patches on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the lower body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.87 liters
DECORATION: The jar rim has three opposed rows of diagonal incised lines, and there is a single broad incised line at the rim-body juncture. The vessel body has light diagonal opposed brushed-incised lines extending part way towards the base of the vessel.
TYPE: cf. Foster Trailed-Incised, var. unspecified
Foster Trailed-Incised, var. unspecified jar (5425-2149).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA1, V-2349" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Foster Trailed-Incised. 12.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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