SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lone Star Lake
VESSEL NO.: 70
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct 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): 5.6 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the neck and smoothed on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 3.6; 9.5 cm maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.31 liters
DECORATION: The vessel body has four panels of concentric engraved arcs, either widening towards the vessel base or towards the vessel neck. Partially dividing each of the concentric arcs of engraved lines are four triangular areas under the neck that are filled with small tool punctations made after the vessel had been fired. There is a red clay pigment rubbed into the engraved lines and the tool punctates.
TYPE: Bailey Engraved
Bailey Engraved bottle, Lone Star Lake site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Lone Star Lake 70" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Bailey Engraved. 28.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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