SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lone Star Lake
VESSEL NO.: 71
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a spool neck and four body peaks
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.7 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.1; 8.3 cm is the maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.27 liters
DECORATION: The body has four panels of seven concentric engraved semi-circles. Every other concentric engraved line has downward-pointing triangular tick marks. Partially separating each of the panels are triangular areas under the neck that are filled with small punctations. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines and the punctations.
TYPE: cf. Bailey Engraved
Bailey Engraved spool-necked bottle, Lone Star Lake site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Lone Star Lake 71" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Bailey Engraved. 27.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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