SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Battle Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From Burial 3 in Burial Plot 2 (Martin 1939), in association with V-2000 to V-2004 ½ and pipes P-236 and P-237.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-632
VESSEL NO.: V-1999
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a rounded and exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: I (incompletely oxidized during firing, possibly smudged/reheated)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.0 mm, rim; 7.9 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 19.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A, rounded base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.64 liters
DECORATION: The vessel has a row of small tool punctations under the lip. The rim panel has an engraved-punctated interlocking horizontal scroll motif repeated four times. The horizontal interlocking scrolls have a central horizontal engraved band filled with punctations, as well as attached punctate-filled brackets that extend towards either the rim or the vessel carination; there is a single small engraved rectangle between these brackets. Each interlocking scroll is divided by two engraved and punctate-filled brackets, and between the brackets is a single vertically-oriented engraved rectangle.
TYPE: Handy Engraved
Handy Engraved carinated bowl (5425-632) from the Battle site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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