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2018

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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor

VESSEL NO.: 818, Burial A-61

VESSEL FORM: Jar

NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone

RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted 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 body

WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.3 mm

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed

HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.3

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.3

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.9

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0 cm, circular and flat

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.1

DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is decorated with three horizontal engraved lines, with rows of excised punctations between the horizontal engraved lines. The vessel body has five sets of curvilinear engraved scrolls that wind around each other, but end in hooked arm elements that do not intersect. These scrolls begin at the apex of both upper and lower large pendant triangles. These pendant triangles have hatched corners.

PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none

TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Belcher Engraved-Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified

Belcher Engraved-Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified jar (No. 818) in Burial A-61 at the H. R. Taylor site.

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Keywords

American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology

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