Vessel 171 (2003.08.20)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Jar
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the base and rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is decorated with erratically placed horizontal incised lines. The vessel body has three large appliqued fillet chevron-shaped elements that extend from the rim-body juncture to near the vessel base. Each chevron has three sets of diagonal opposed appliqued fillets. Each of the chevrons also has brushing marks between the appliqued fillets.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Harleton Appliqued
Harleton Appliqued jar, Vessel 171, Burial 32.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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