SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Battle Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave, 1924.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-730
VESSEL NO.: V-188
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Jar with a short (10 mm) collared or raised neck and four body peaks
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: very dark gray
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown; fire clouds on body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.3 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and the upper body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A, rounded base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.72 liters
DECORATION: The short rim has a single raised or collared ridge with a row of tool punctates on it. The body has four repeating sets of trailed concentric circles, with upper and lower triangular trailed elements separating each concentric circle motif.
TYPE: Keno Trailed, var. unspecified, probably var. Scott’s Lake based on the vessel form and the punctated rim (cf. Schambach and Miller 1984:Figure 11-26a).
Keno Trailed, var. unspecified jar (5425-730): a, photograph; b, drawing by Bobby Gonzalez.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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