SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Battle Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a plowed-out grave excavated by Dan Jenkins in 1939. Associated with vessels V-1964 to 1969.
ACCESSION NO: 5425-650
VESSEL NO.: V-1965
NON-PLASTICS: fine grog
VESSEL FORM: Deep bowl with opposed suspension holes (see Suhm and Jelks 1962:Plates 31f and 32e)
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a rounded and exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.4 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper rim panel
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.20 liters
DECORATION: The lip is notched, while the tall rim has four widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The vessel body has an engraved motif repeated four times around the vessel. The motif consists of a near square zone outlined by four cross-hatched triangles, two of which have negative ovals within them. Within this engraved zone are two circles, the innermost defined by a series of fine engraved lines and four engraved spurs. Within this central spurred circle is a small engraved circle with two hooked engraved lines.
TYPE: Handy Engraved
Handy Engraved deep bowl (5425-650) from the Battle Place.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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