SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Wm. Handy Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: A funerary offering in Burial 1 excavated by Robert Shelton in 1940. Associated funerary vessels include V-2030 to V-2037 and V-2039.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-2124
VESSEL NO.: V-2038
VESSEL FORM: Jar; three deer antler pieces still remain in a matrix of sediment resting on the interior vessel base
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment but cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: gray
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.4 mm, rim; 4.8 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.9
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.71 liters
DECORATION: There are two diagonally incised rows of incised lines on the rim, each pitched in different directions. The vessel body has four sets of incised circles around a dimpled appliqued node, as well as surrounding sets (four incised lines each) of curvilinear incised lines that extend from the rim-body juncture to the base.
TYPE: Foster Trailed-Incised, var. Foster
Foster Trailed-Incised, var. Foster jar (5425-2124).
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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