SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: T. M. Sanders
VESSEL NO.: 363, Burial B-9
VESSEL FORM: Jar
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 8.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 33.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 24.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 24.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 11.8; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 10.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has 12 incised triangle elements (with four sets of diagonal incised lines on either side) that alternate the orientation of their apex, either pointing towards the lip or pointing towards the vessel rim-body juncture. Each of the incised triangles is filled with rows of fingernail punctations.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Canton Incised (see Suhm and Jelks 1962:Plate 12d)
Canton Incised jar in Burial B-9 at the T. M. Sanders site (41LR2).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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