SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Cabaness Place, Spirit Lake, found in 1915
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave, 1915. Associated with V-29.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-158
VESSEL NO.: V-37
VESSEL FORM: Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim with a rounded and exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 2.9 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim; smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.5 cm
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.34 liters
DECORATION: The rim has engraved concentric semi-circles (El Dorado 2 design) repeated four times around the rim; each set of engraved semi-circles is divided by cross-hatched engraved brackets.
The body has a continuous meandering negative scroll with tick marks that are defined or delimited by four equally-spaced curvilinear zones, two originating at the base of the vessel and two at the top of the meandering scroll. These zones have hatched lines at their tips, and the remainder of the fills of these zones are filled with small semi-circular “fish-scale” elements (see Hemmings 1982:Figure 5-12b). There are traces of a white kaolin clay pigment in the engraved lines of this vessel.
TYPE: Natchitoches Engraved, var. unspecified
Natchitoches Engraved, var. unspecified from the Cabaness Place (V-37, 5425-158).
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