SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lester Bros. Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave in a Caddo cemetery, 1927
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-1601
VESSEL NO.: V-229
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Jar with two opposed strap handles
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a rounded and exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a low oxygen environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.6 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.98 liters
DECORATION: The rim has single rows of tool punctates at the top and bottom of the rim. The remainder of the rim has horizontal brushing with two opposed appliqued nodes.
The decoration on the vessel body consists of four diamond-shaped areas outlined with appliqued fillets; the diamond-shaped areas are filled with opposed brushing marks and centrally-placed nodes. There are eight (four upper and four lower) triangular-shaped areas between the diamond-shaped areas; these are filled with horizontal brushing marks and centrally-placed appliqued nodes.
The strap handles are decorated with five vertical rows of appliqued fillets with areas of vertical brushing between the fillets.
TYPE: Haley Complicated Incised
Haley Complicated Incised jar (5425-1601).
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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