SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Geo. W. Sentell Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave in a Caddo cemetery, excavated by W. L. Conevy in 1909.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-775
VESSEL NO.: V-294
VESSEL FORM: Tripod bottle with hollow legs; the bottle has a straight neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a low oxygen environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.5 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the neck, body, and legs
HEIGHT (IN CM): 19.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A, rounded base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): est. 0.5 liters
DECORATION: Each of the legs of the tripod bottle has been engraved with vertical bands of nearly horizontal hatching. On one of the legs there are two vertical bands of engraved lines filled with sets (of three lines) of horizontal hatched lines; on the two other legs, there is a single hatched line next to a hatched vertical band; this hatched line joins with a triangular set of hatched bands and a small excised triangle between them. Each of the legs are connected by a vertical to curvilinear engraved band filled with hatched lines.
TYPE: Hodges Engraved fine ware tripod bottle (see Webb 1959:Figure 107n)
Hodges Engraved fine ware tripod bottle from the Geo. W. Sentell Place (5425-775).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA38, V-294" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Hodges Engraved. 18.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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