SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Battle Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave (Burial 3) in Burial Plot 2 (Martin 1939). Associated vessels include V-1999 to V-2002 and V-2004 and V-2004 ½.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-671
VESSEL NO.: V-2003
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim with a rounded and exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in a high oxygen environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown; fire clouding
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.1 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A, rounded base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.58 liters
DECORATION: The rim is divided into two panels with an horizontal interlocking engraved scroll motif; there are also small linear ticks under the lip and at the vessel carination. The scroll motif consists of a narrow horizontal and vertical engraved band filled with hatched lines, a single enclosing engraved line, and hatched brackets that end either at the rim or at the vessel carination; between the two brackets in each motif is a single small horizontally-oriented engraved rectangle.
Each motif is separated from the other by two sets of two vertical hatched brackets. Between each of the engraved brackets is a single vertically-oriented engraved rectangle.
TYPE: Handy Engraved
Handy Engraved carinated bowl (5425-671).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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