SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Wm. Handy Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave (Burial 1) in a cemetery excavated by Robert Shelton in 1940. Associated vessels include V-2030 to V-2035 and V-2037 to V-2039.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-2127
VESSEL NO.: V-2036
NON-PLASTICS: fine grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with two rim panels
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim with a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.9 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim panels
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 8.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.4
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.36 liters
DECORATION: There is a single horizontal engraved line on the upper rim panel, underneath the lip. The lower rim panel has a motif repeated 11 times around the vessel, defined by horizontal engraved lines at the top and bottom of the panel: the motif consists of sets of three closely-spaced vertical engraved lines between hatched triangles pendant from the upper horizontal engraved line.
TYPE: Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl (5425-2127).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA1, V-2036" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 83.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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