SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Patton
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.103, Burial 2, Vessel No. 15
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Jar
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black; fire clouds on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black; fire clouds on the base; organic residue on the lower body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.4; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.88
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The short rim has a continuous series of diagonal incised lines, and a single horizontal incised line at the rim-body juncture. The vessel body has a series of thin vertical ridges that extend to the vessel base.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Belcher Ridged, var. Wilson’s Island (Schambach and Miller 1984:120)
Belcher Ridged, var. Wilson’s Island jar, Burial 2, Vessel No. 15, Patton site.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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