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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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 818, Burial A-61" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Belcher Engraved. 8.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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