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.: 5425-7143
VESSEL NO.: V-2260
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a rounded and exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: K (incompletely oxidized and possibly smudged)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.6 mm, rim; 6.7 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 19.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 20.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION: The rim has a horizontal interlocking engraved scroll motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. Each panel is defined by two hatched vertical bracket dividers that extend from the top to the bottom of the panel; there is also a single isolated hatched bracket within the panel. The interlocking scroll consists of a single centrally-placed horizontal engraved line, two connecting hatched brackets that extend to either the top or bottom of the panel, and a short curvilinear engraved line that wraps around one end of the central horizontal line. There are short triangular and linear tick marks on the central horizontal engraved line and the upper engraved panel line. A white kaolin clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Handy Engraved
Handy Engraved carinated bowl (5425-7143).
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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