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Adair Engraved Bottle / Southeast, Prehistoric Caddo

Essay/Description

Bottle -- Rather small bottle of polished dark gray ware, probably a compound form (bottle on bowl) decorated with raised parallel vertical bands, and engraved designs

Curatorial Remarks

Adair Engraved (Early 1993:86) polished bottle with everted rim and beveled lip. Vertical neck with three engraved lines around the rim the lower one with notching. Conical shoulder with three areas of three appliqued vertical bands and three engraved horizontal bands with cross-hatched background. Ovoid body with three zones of three appliqued vertical bands and concentric engraved lines with cross-hatching divided by engraved circles with hatched background. Rounded circular base. 7.5YR 4/1 Dark Gray.


Early, Ann M. and Barbara A. Burnett, ed. Caddoan Saltmakers in the Ouachita Valley: The Hardman Site. Fayetteville, AR: Arkansas Archeological Report Research Series, 1993.


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Title(s): 
Adair Engraved Bottle; Small bottle decorated with raised parallel vertical bands and engraved designs
Culture: 
Southeast, Prehistoric Caddo
Date: 
1350-1500 CE
Period: 
Mississippian
Place: 
Lafayette county, Arkansas
Materials/Techniques: 
Clay, grog, appliqued, engraved, notching, polished
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
54.753
Previous Number(s): 
V-1122
Department: 
On View

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