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.: 5425-6410
VESSEL NO.: V-2365
NON-PLASTICS: none; sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a tapered neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a rounded and exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: H (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.6 mm, neck; 5.0 mm, body; 7.1 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the neck and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.3 (neck height)
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.1
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): est. 0.15 liters
DECORATION: The body of the bottle has engraved scrolls, with fine lines in parallel sets, and vertical panels. Several of the outside engraved lines in a set of fine engraved lines also have small spurs, a common decorative element on Haley Engraved bottles (Suhm and Jelks 1962:61).
TYPE: Haley Engraved
Sherds from a Haley Engraved bottle (5425-6410), including a plain bottle neck.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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