SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor (41HS3)
VESSEL NO.: 695, GP 41047, TARL 2017.0131
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four rim peaks and four handles at the rim peaks; the handles are 20 x 15 mm in height and width
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and 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
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.2
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.4 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim of the vessel has vertical incised lines. The vessel body has horizontal appliqued fillets at the top and bottom, as well as four sets of appliqued fillet scrolls and circles (with a central inner appliqued node). There are sets of curvilinear appliqued fillets both above and below the scroll and circle elements, as well as four upper appliqued pendant triangles that divide the scrolls. the areas between the curvilinear fillets and the scroll and circle elements have curvilinear or horizontal brushed marks and incised lines. The four handles have rows of tool punctations.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Harleton Appliqued (see Suhm and Jelks 1962:Plate 33)
Harleton Appliqued jar from the H. R. Taylor site (41HS3).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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