SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lester Bros. Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave in a Caddo cemetery exposed along a levee after it had been dynamited, June 1929.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-2642
VESSEL NO.: V-465
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim with a rounded and slightly exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment, but cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown, with fire clouding
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown, with fire clouding
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 2.8 mm; body, 3.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS):
DECORATION: The rim has a simple scroll motif repeated four times, with a row of punctations on the underside of the carination. The body of the vessel has a negative meandering scroll outlined by four repeating sets of cross-hatched hooked arm fill elements; two of the hooked arms have negative circles.
TYPE: Hodges Engraved, var. unspecified
Hodges Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl (5425-2642).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA48, V-465" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Hodges Engraved. 19.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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