SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Wm. Handy Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a burial (an adult) in a cemetery, excavated by Guy W. Stacy in 1941. This vessel was found in association with V-2258 to V-2263.
ACCESSION NO.: 6125-7142A
VESSEL NO.: V-2259
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with a sprocket rim (cf. Miller 1986)
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a flat lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.5 mm, rim; 4.1 mm, body; the sprocket rim is 8.0 mm in width
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the body and burnished on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 19.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A, rounded base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.80 liters
DECORATION: The rim has negative engraved scrolls outlined by alternating cross-hatched and hatched scroll fill zones at the top and bottom of the scroll; there are dashed lines separating the hatched scroll fill zone areas. The negative scroll repeats four times around the vessel. Each of the negative scrolls ends in a negative S-shaped element defined by excised areas and spurs.
TYPE: Friendship Engraved
Friendship Engraved carinated bowl (6125-7142A).
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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