robert z selden jr, caddo, archaeology, ceramic, history, craft, tradition, bottle, heritage, louisiana

3D Hickory Engraved (Caddo) Bottle from the Allen Plantation Site

This Hickory Engraved (Caddo) bottle comes from the Allen Plantation site in Northwest Louisiana, and is curated at Northwestern State University.

Special thanks to the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma and the Williamson Museum for the requisite permissions and access needed to make this scan.


Written by zselden

Selden (PhD, Texas A&M University, 2013) is a husband, father, US Marine Corps veteran, cyclist, kayaker, backpacker, hiker, climber, fisherman and general all-around outdoor enthusiast. His research is focused at the confluence of archaeological methods and digital technology, and he is particularly interested in the application of 3D technologies to archaeological problems, geometric morphometrics, network analyses, predictive modeling, archaeological theory, and archaeological science.