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.: 5425-5978
VESSEL NO.: V-2361
NON-PLASTICS: fine grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with a sprocket rim (cf. Miller 1986)
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a rounded and exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: L (incompletely oxidized, and possibly smudged)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 3.8 mm, rim; 4.1 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): ca. 4.0 (estimated)
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): est. 0.43 liters
DECORATION: The rim has a negative engraved scroll motif, repeated four times around the vessel. The negative scroll is defined by closely-spaced vertical engraved line dividers and an upper and lower scroll fill background of either horizontal engraved lines or small triangular or rectangular hatched zones. The panel between each of the negative scrolls (defined by the vertical engraved line dividers) also has small opposed arcs of engraved lines pendant from the upper and lower part of the rim panel. These panels sit under each of the rim sprockets.
TYPE: Friendship Engraved
Friendship Engraved carinated bowl (5425-5978) from the Wm. Handy Place.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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