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.: 5425-2051
VESSEL NO.: V-2355
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a flat and exterior folded 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): 7.8 mm, rim; 7.6 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the body and burnished on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 3.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A, rounded base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.25 liters
DECORATION: The rim has a single horizontal engraved line underneath the lip. There are 10 engraved brackets or vertical dividers attached to that engraved line that form 10 ovals on the rim panel; these brackets/dividers extend to the rim carination. Each bracket/divider is comprised of two sets of two opposed vertical curvilinear lines, with the area between each arc of engraved lines filled with a single vertical row of tool punctates.
TYPE: cf. Handy Engraved
Handy Engraved carinated bowl (5425-2051).
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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