VESSEL NO.: Burial 6, Vessel 37; 2003.08.109
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog, bone, and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a short neck
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: light grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.3; maximum body diameter is 11.2 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.9; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.29
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has four series of curvilinear engraved arcs, with 11 arcing lines for each set. Above each of the sets of engraved arcs, and below the base of the bottle neck, are triangular zones filled with small tool punctations.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Bailey Engraved
Bailey Engraved bottle, Herbert Taft cemetery, Burial 6, Vessel 37.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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