SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Clements
VESSEL NO.: 15, Burial H-3
VESSEL FORM: Jar
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body; organic residue on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.1; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.70
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is decorated with two rows of tool punctations, one row under the lip and the other at the rim-body juncture. There is also a broad but discontinuous horizontal incised line above the rim-body juncture. The vessel body has diagonal opposed appliqued ridges that extend from immediately below the rim-body juncture to the vessel base.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Cass Appliqued
Cass Appliqued jar (Vessel No. 15) from Burial H-3 at the Clements site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CS25, 15, Burial H-3" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Cass Appliqued. 4.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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