SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Wm. Handy Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave (Burial 2) in a cemetery excavated by Robert Shelton in 1940. Associated vessels in the grave include V-2040 to V-2043.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-2050A-H
VESSEL NO.: V-2044
NON-PLASTICS: fine grog
VESSEL FORM: Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a rounded and exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: H (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.3 mm, rim; 5.7 mm, body; 5.4 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.42 liters
DECORATION: The upper part of the vessel has four horizontal engraved lines, two with small tick marks. The lower part of the vessel has an interlocking scroll with hooked arm elements, the motif repeated four times around the vessel.
TYPE: cf. Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved bowl (V-2044).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA1, V-2044" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 92.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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