SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Patton
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.362, Burial 6, Vessel No. 35
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Olla
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: polished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 30.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 8.3; 22.0 cm maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.6; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.9
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has four panels filled with concentric engraved arcs, 11 arcing lines in each panel. The panels are divided by upper and lower triangle elements (several with downward-pointing excising rays), and there are triangular areas and bands filled with small excised punctations below the bottle neck.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Bailey Engraved
Bailey Engraved olla, Burial 6, Vessel No. 35, Patton site: a, side view; b, triangular punctate-filled areas below the neck.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS825, 2003.08.362, Burial 6, Vessel 35" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Bailey Engraved. 15.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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