SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Battle Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave, 1928.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-760
VESSEL NO.: V-51
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone (less than 5% of the paste)
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a flat lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a low oxygen environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown and very dark gray
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.8 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the neck and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.9
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A, rounded base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.44 liters
DECORATION: The top of the bottle body has four horizontal engraved lines that are bisected by three sets of two vertical appliqued ridges.
The lower part of the body has three sets of narrow concentric engraved half circles underneath the upper body appliqued ridges, one of which is partially filled with hatched or cross-hatched areas. The inner concentric element encircles two short vertical appliqued ridges. On either side of the central engraved-appliqued motifs on the lower body are curvilinear excised zones with upward-pointing excised spurs.
TYPE: Friendship Engraved
Friendship Engraved bottle (5425-760).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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