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Belcher Engraved Legged Bottle / Southeast, Prehistoric Caddo

Essay/Description

Bottle -- Polished black ware tripod with unusual decoration on bowl

Curatorial Remarks

Blakely Engraved (Suhm and Jelks 1962:12, 13) polished bottle with everted rim and rounded lip. Insloping neck and sub-globular body with engraved band with hatching around the neck and notched line under. Two engraved areas with five diagonal lines and two curved bands with hatching with two lateral curved lines. Rounded base with three cylindrical legs with an engraved band with notching and conical feet with rounded bases. 10YR 2/1 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): 
Belcher Engraved Legged Bottle; Polished blackware tripod with unusual decoration on bowl
Culture: 
Southeast, Prehistoric Caddo
Date: 
1000 -- 1600 CE
Period: 
Mississippian
Place: 
Hot Spring county, Arkansas
Materials/Techniques: 
Clay, grog, engraved, notching, polished
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
54.2020
Previous Number(s): 
V-490; Lemley V-490; 5425.2020
Department: 
Not On View

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