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.: 5425-6426
VESSEL NO.: V-2360
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a flat and exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in a high oxygen environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.7 mm, rim; 5.5 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the body and burnished on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.0+ (rim height is 3.0 cm)
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): est. 0.42 liters
DECORATION: There are triangular tick marks underneath the vessel lip and at the carination. Between them are four panels with horizontal interlocking scrolls. The ends of each panel are comprised of a hatched bracket divider and a pendant rectangle. The interlocking scroll itself includes a narrow central hatched band and two small rectangular hatched attachments that extend to the top or bottom of the panel. On either side of the central hatched band is a single engraved horizontal interlocking scroll line.
TYPE: Handy Engraved
Handy Engraved carinated bowl (5425-6426).
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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