SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Battle Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: Plowed into and excavated by Dan Jenkins in June 1935, along with V-1243 to V-1245 and pipe P-157. They came from a hill behind Mr. Jenkin’s house.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-761
VESSEL NO.: V-1242
NON-PLASTICS: fine grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with two rim panels
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: light brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 3.8 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.55 liters
DECORATION: The decoration on this vessel appears to be a stacked combination of Means Engraved and Glassell motifs; similar vessel/design stacking has been noted on other Caddo vessels (cf. Suhm and Jelks 1962:105 and Plate 53h). The upper rim panel (the Means Engraved design) has three horizontal rows of ticked engraved lines. The lower panel (the Glassell Engraved design) has four negative scrolls outlined by upper and lower hatched fill elements and broad excised brackets; there are small punctations on either side of the vertical brackets.
TYPE: cf. Glassell Engraved
Glassell Engraved carinated bowl (5425-761): a, photograph; b, drawing by Bobby Gonzalez.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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