SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lester Bros. Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave in a Caddo cemetery, damaged by the dynamiting of a levee in 1929.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-906
VESSEL NO.: V-499
VESSEL FORM: Short-necked bottle with a “pulley-shaped neck” (Webb 1959:Figure 111a).
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a low oxygen environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 3.7 mm, neck; 4.7 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 18.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.1; 19.4 cm in width at the widest part of the vessel body
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.3
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.47 liters
DECORATION: There is a single row of small tool punctates on a raised ridge in the central part of the short bottle neck; the bottle lip is also notched. A single curvilinear row of tool punctates was also placed at the very top of the vessel body, above four concentric circles of broad trailed lines. The concentric circles are divided by triangular sets of trailed lines at the upper and lower parts of the body, nearly meeting in the center of the vessel body. These dividers are formed of either three or four trailed lines.
TYPE: Keno Trailed, var. unspecified
Keno Trailed bottle (5425-906).
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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