VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1031 (VN 6)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: N/A
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): body, 7.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.3 cm maximum body width
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.2; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The engraved scroll motif is repeated four times around the vessel body. The central part of the motif are engraved circles with triangular-shaped ticks and spurs, and each engraved circle has a smaller central circle with triangles and spurs around its perimeter. There are triangular-shaped tick marks on scroll lines, and there are also closely-spaced arcs of engraved lines forming repeated hooked arm elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Haley Engraved
Haley Engraved bottle from Burial 2 at the Joe Smith site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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