SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Battle Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: Found in a plowed-out grave that was excavated by Dan Jenkins in 1934. The vessel is associated with V-1122 to V-1136 and V-159 to V-162.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-750
VESSEL NO.: V-1122
NON-PLASTICS: grog; sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: H (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 3.9 mm, rim; 5.3 mm, mid-neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the neck and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.0; 11.8 cm wide at the widest part of the vessel body
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.6
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.37 liters
DECORATION: There are three horizontal engraved lines on the bottle neck near the rim; the lowermost engraved line has small attached tick marks. Near the top of the vessel body is a horizontal engraved band filled with five rectangular zones of cross-hatched engraved lines. Below this is a series of five alternating and connected large and small engraved semi-circles; the large semi-circles are also connected by narrow curvilinear cross-hatched bands.
TYPE: cf. Friendship Engraved
Friendship Engraved bottle (5425-750).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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