SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: T. M. Sanders
VESSEL NO.: 469
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: 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: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 20.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.8; maximum body diameter is 12.6 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.64
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body is decorated with a series of engraved elements in rectangular panels with triangular hatched corners. The engraved elements include rows of hatched or excised triangles pendant from the vertical portions of panels, four curvilinear hooked arms with excised triangular tick marks, and two small rectangles with excised corners. The primary element is a series of six large concentric and curvilinear engraved lines that end in a hooked arm. Alternating curvilinear engraved lines have large excised pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Haley Engraved
Haley Engraved bottle from the T. M. Sanders site (41LR2).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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