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Keno Trailed Bottle with Concentric Squares and Semicircle Motifs / Southeast, Prehistoric Caddo

Essay/Description

Bottle -- Large bottle of dark gray polished ware, decorated with incised concentric four-sided figures (11) around neck, with other concentric incised figures below.

Curatorial Remarks

Keno Trailed (Suhm and Jelks 1962:86, 87) bottle with spool neck, out-flaring rim, rounded lip, sub-globular body and rounded circular base. Body is trailed with concentric squares around the neck and the body has concentric festoons. 10YR 4/2 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): 
Keno Trailed Bottle with Concentric Squares and Semicircle Motifs
Culture: 
Southeast, Prehistoric Caddo
Date: 
1400-1700 CE
Period: 
Late Mississippian to Post Contact
Place: 
Garland county, Arkansas
Materials/Techniques: 
Clay, grog, shells, trailed
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
54.447
Previous Number(s): 
V-1094
Department: 
On View

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