SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Battle Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave (Burial 2) in Burial Plot 2 (Martin 1939). Associated vessels in the grave are V-1995 to V-1997.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-756
VESSEL NO.: V-1998
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone (less than 5% in the paste)
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
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: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.4 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed in patches on the neck and vessel body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 19.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.8; 13.5 cm wide at the widest part of the vessel body
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.59 liters
DECORATION: At the top of the vessel body is a narrow engraved panel with eight hatched brackets. The remainder of the vessel body has an elaborate vertical hooked arm scroll motif enclosed in rectangular panels delimited by vertical engraved lines on the sides, and negative ovals (between 3-5 negative ovals per panel) on the side of the panel opposite the hooked scroll. These negative ovals are outlined by punctate-filled brackets.
The hooked arm scroll includes a central engraved line with a hook at one end as well as a second hooked arm that is comprised of several fine engraved lines and hatched spurs or small pendant triangles. At the center of the hooked arm scroll is a small hourglass-shaped element with hatched corners; this element is attached to a vertical excised band that is joined to a second cross-hatched and excised curvilinear zone that parallels the second hooked arm. At its base is an open area with a single engraved half circle.
TYPE: Haley Engraved
Haley Engraved bottle (5425-756): a, photograph; b, drawing by Bobby Gonzalez.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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