SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Battle Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: Obtained in 1928.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-754
VESSEL NO.: V-221
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a flat lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a low oxygen environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.5 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the neck and body; fire clouds on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.0; 4.0 cm bottle neck height
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.5; 9.4 cm wide at the widest part of the vessel body
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.9
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.36 liters
DECORATION: This bottle has three horizontal engraved lines below the base of the bottle neck. On the body is a vertical engraved scroll motif with an embedded concentric circle; this motif is repeated three times on the vessel. There are also single curvilinear and ticked engraved lines on either side of the embedded concentric circles as well as hatched triangle elements.
TYPE: Haley Engraved
Haley Engraved bottle (5425-754) from the Battle site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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