SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Battle Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave found in 1938 at the south end of the Battle mound by Simon Cullins while digging a storm cellar. Associated vessels are V-1946 to V-1948 and V-1950 to V-1952.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-731
VESSEL NO.: V-1949
NON-PLASTICS: grog and leached shell
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
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 grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.6 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A, rounded base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.40 liters
DECORATION: The rim is plain. The vessel body has four engraved concentric spirals.
TYPE: Natchitoches Engraved, var. unspecified. Vessel V-1950 is a very similar Natchitoches Engraved vessel from the same context.
Natchitoches Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl (5425-731): a, photograph; b, drawing by Bobby Gonzalez.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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