SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Battle Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: Obtained in 1928 from a grave in a Caddo cemetery.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-665
VESSEL NO.: V-225
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a low oxygen or reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.0 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the neck and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.2; 11.3 cm wide at the widest part of the body
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.4
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.42 liters
DECORATION: There is a single horizontal engraved line at the neck-body juncture. Three cross-hatched engraved triangles are pendant from that engraved line. The main decorated motif on the body is a continuous scroll with linear tick marks and hooked arms, along with curvilinear ticked scroll lines both above and below the central hooked arm scroll.
TYPE: cf. Means Engraved
Means Engraved bottle (5425-665).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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