SITE NO.: 41MR12
FEATURE: Burial III
VESSEL NO.: 41MR12-67
NON-PLASTICS: none apparent
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a slight spool-shaped neck and a carinated body. The rim is direct, and the lip is rounded and exterior folded.
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
WALL THICKNESS: 4.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT: 15.6 cm
ORIFICE DIAMETER: 4.0 cm at the neck
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK: 13.1 cm on the vessel body
BASE DIAMETER: 6.2 cm
ESTIMATED VOLUME: 0.4 liters
DECORATION: The bottle body has an engraved-punctated decoration. The engraved elements consist of a central semi-circle (composed of five lines per circle) that is repeated three times around the vessel, and with three repeating upper and lower sets of semi-circles (four lines per semi-circle) on either side of the central circle. The areas between the central circles and the upper and lower semi-circles are filled with small tool punctations.
TYPE: Bailey Engraved
Bailey Engraved bottle from Burial III: a, side view; b, bottom view.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41MR12, Burial III, 67" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Bailey Engraved. 20.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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