SITE NO.: 41MR12
FEATURE: Burial II
VESSEL NO.: 41MR12-68
NON-PLASTICS: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a direct rim and a rounded but exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: Undetermined
WALL THICKNESS: 8.6 mm on the neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT: 22.0 cm
ORIFICE DIAMETER: 3.4 cm at the neck
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK: 5.3 cm at the neck and body juncture
BASE DIAMETER: 8.1 cm
ESTIMATED VOLUME: 0.7 liters
DECORATION: The bottle body has an engraved-punctated decoration. The principal decorative motif is one of large engraved circles repeated four times around the vessel; each circle is comprised of 10 closely-spaced lines. Above each circle are three semi-circular engraved lines, and above that (and encircling the upper bottle body) is a zone filled with small punctations. There is also a single horizontal engraved line just below the bottle neck rim. Finally, a red pigment has been rubbed into the engraved design on the vessel body.
TYPE: Bailey Engraved
Bailey Engraved bottle from Burial II at the Ben McKinney site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41MR12, Burial II, 68" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Bailey Engraved. 19.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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