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Hodges Engraved Bottle / Southeast, Prehistoric Caddo

Essay/Description

Bottle -- Highly polished engraved black water bottle, cylindrical in shape, with rather short neck

Curatorial Remarks

Hodges Engraved (Suhm and Jelks 1962:72-75) and Friendship Engraved (Suhm and Jelks 1962:44, 45) polished bottle with direct rim and rounded lip. Outsloping neck and barrel-shaped body with rectilinear engraved areas with interior concentric rectangles and arches with cross-hatched background. Flat circular base. 7.5YR 4/1 Dark Gray.


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; Highly polished engraved black water bottle
Culture: 
Southeast, Prehistoric Caddo
Date: 
1500-1700 CE
Period: 
Mississippian
Place: 
Clark county, Arkansas
Materials/Techniques: 
Clay, grog, engraved, polished
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
54.1873
Previous Number(s): 
V-1193
Department: 
On View

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