SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Wm. Handy Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave (Burial 1) excavated in 1940 by Robert Shelton. Associated vessels include V-2030 to V-2034 and V-2036 to V-2039.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-2468
VESSEL NO.: V-2035
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a spool neck (Hodges Engraved, var. Candler)
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a rounded and exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.0 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the neck and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.1+ (bottle body height)
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.75
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION: The Friendship Engraved bottle sherds represent part of the vessel body. Decorative elements apparent include four horizontal engraved lines near the base, each with tick marks, that are bisected by a single vertical appliqued ridge, as well as engraved semi-circles, one of which is filled with tool punctates. Adjacent to the engraved semi-circles are at least two vertical cross-hatched bands—one with tick marks along one edge—and a curving arc of three engraved lines.
The Hodges Engraved, var. Candler sherds are from the upper part of the bottle body as well as the undecorated spool neck. The decoration on the vessel body includes rectilinear cross-hatched engraved zones with a series of large and small negative ovals separated by an area bisected by three closely-spaced diagonal engraved lines. One of the rectilinear cross-hatched engraved zones has a row of small tick marks along one outside edge.
TYPE: Friendship Engraved and Hodges Engraved, var. Candler vessels are represented in the few sherds in this accession no., possibly as part of a stacked vessel
Sherds from Friendship Engraved (right side) and Hodges Engraved, var. Candler (left side) vessels (5425-2468).
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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