SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Wm. Handy Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave in a cemetery excavated by Horace McLendon in the fall of 1941. Associated vessels (from several graves dug at that time) include V-2342 to V-2365.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-2121
VESSEL NO.: V-2350
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four rim peaks and two opposed strap handles under two of the rim peaks
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim with a rounded and exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.1 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the lower body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.5; 10.5 cm at the top of the rim peaks
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.60 liters
DECORATION: The rim has a row of tool punctates under the lip and along the rim peaks, as well as a second row of tool punctates at the rim-body juncture. Between these punctated rows are four broad horizontal incised lines.
The vessel body has four sets of concentric incised circles and semi-circles around a central appliqued node. Each set of incised circles and semi-circles is outlined by a single broad semi-circular appliqued fillet; on the opposite side of the appliqued fillets are four repeating sets of four curvilinear incised lines that extend to near the vessel base. The ends of the broad appliqued fillets on the vessel body lie under the rim peaks.
The strap handles have two vertical rows of tool punctates along the outside edge of the handles and two sets of four diagonal opposed incised lines.
TYPE: Haley Complicated Incised
Haley Complicated Incised jar (5425-2121) from the Wm. Handy Place.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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