SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 480, Burial A-43
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct and collared rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 7.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.4; maximum body diameter: 10.0 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has four sections with large engraved ovals filled with curvilinear arcing engraved lines. Above each of the ovals are triangular and horizontal zones filled with small circular punctations.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Bailey Engraved
Bailey Engraved bottle (No. 480) in Burial A-43 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 480, Burial A-43" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Bailey Engraved. 4.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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