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Belcher Engraved Bowl with Lugs on Rim / Southeast, Prehistoric Caddo

Essay/Description

Bowl -- Medium sized flat bowl of glazed, black ware decorated with incised design on side

Curatorial Remarks

Belcher Engraved (Suhm and Jelks 1962: 8, 9) bowl with four lugs on outsloping rim, rounded lip, carinated body and rounded circular base. Shoulder engraved with four panels of vertical lines; panels under lugs on rim; dashed lines above and under long line in spaces between panels. Body undecorated. Vessel color 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): 
Belcher Engraved Bowl with Lugs on Rim; Medium sized flat bowl decorated with incised design
Culture: 
Southeast, Prehistoric Caddo
Date: 
1500-1700 CE
Period: 
Middle to Late Mississippian
Place: 
Lafayette county, Arkansas
Materials/Techniques: 
Clay, inclusions, polished, engraved
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
54.896
Previous Number(s): 
V-349
Department: 
On View

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