VESSEL NO.: Burial 5, Vessel 33; 2003.08.418
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog, bone, and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a short neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the neck, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.3; maximum body diameter of 13.7 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.45
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body is divided into four conjoined panels with 11 sets of concentric engraved arcs. Above the engraved arcs, and below the base of the bottle neck, is a continuous engraved zone filled with small tool punctations.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Bailey Engraved
Bailey Engraved bottle, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 5, Vessel 33.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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