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.: 5425-5979
VESSEL NO.: V-2362
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a rounded and exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a low oxygen environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray with brown fire clouds on the rim and the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray, with brown fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 3.4 mm, rim; 4.0 mm, body; 5.6 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A, rounded base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.67 liters
DECORATION: The upper part of the rim has two horizontal engraved lines. Below that is a negative engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The scroll fill background consists of upper and lower zones filled with closely-spaced vertical engraved lines. The negative scrolls end at a punctate-filled engraved circle surrounded by concentric semi-circles. The punctate-filled engraved circle element is repeated four times around the rim.
TYPE: Friendship Engraved
Friendship Engraved carinated bowl (5425-5979).
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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