SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Wm. Handy Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave in a cemetery excavated by Horace McLendon in the fall of 1941. Associated vessels (from several graves dug at that time) include V-2342 to V-2365.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-2122
VESSEL NO.: V-2357
NON-PLASTICS: bone, grog, and crushed hematite/ferruginous sandstone
VESSEL FORM: Jar with a short (12 mm) rim
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown; fire clouds on body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.9 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the lower body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 8.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.73 liters
DECORATION: The short rim has horizontal brushing. The body is divided into eight panels by vertical incised lines; the panels extend to the base of the vessel. The panels are filled with triangular zones of opposed brushing.
TYPE: Karnack Brushed-Incised, var. unspecified
Karnack Brushed-Incised, var. unspecified jar (5425-2122).
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
Tell us how this article helped you.