SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Wm. Handy Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a burial (an adult) in a cemetery, excavated by Guy W. Stacy in 1941. This vessel was found in association with V-2258 to V-2263.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-749
VESSEL NO.: V-2261
NON-PLASTICS: grog; sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a rounded but exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in a high oxygen environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown, with fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.2 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the neck and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 17.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.7; 10.3 cm in width at its widest point on the body
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.4
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.44 liters
DECORATION: Set between upper and lower sets of horizontal and curvilinear engraved lines (below the base of the bottle neck and just above the vessel base), the bottle body has an engraved continuous scroll with three circle elements along the scroll. Both the scroll and circle elements have the characteristic spurred lines of the Haley Engraved type. There are also upper and lower sets (three each) of excised pendant triangles on upper and lower horizontal engraved lines that encircle the vessel.
TYPE: Haley Engraved
Haley Engraved bottle (5425-749).
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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