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Hodges Engraved Bottle / Southeast, Prehistoric Caddo

Essay/Description

Bottle -- Small bottle of polished dark “Red River Ware” engraved with interlocking scrolls and cross hatching, etc., and with red paint rubbed in

Hodges Engraved

Curatorial Remarks

Hodges Engraved (Suhm and Jelks 1962:72-75) polished bottle with everted rim and rounded lip. Spool neck. Sub-globular body with engraved line around the neck with cross-hatching and five engraved scroll motifs in the middle body with notching and cross-hatched background with circles. Footed flat circular base. 7.5YR 2.5/1 Black.


Suhm, Dee Ann and Edward B. Jelks, ed. Handbook of Texas Archeology: Type Descriptions. Austin, TX: Texas Archaeological Society, 1962.

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Title(s): 
Hodges Engraved Bottle; Ceramic bottle engraved with interlocking scrolls and cross hatching
Culture: 
Southeast, Prehistoric Caddo
Date: 
1500-1700 CE
Period: 
Middle to Late Mississippian
Place: 
Lafayette county, Arkansas
Materials/Techniques: 
Clay, grog, engraved, notching, polished
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
54.1823
Previous Number(s): 
V-442
Department: 
On View

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