SITE NO.: 41MR12
FEATURE: Burial I
VESSEL NO.: 41MR12-77
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four peaked rims and four strap handles (under each rim peak). The rim is everted, with a rounded lip.
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment, but cooled in the open air)
WALL THICKNESS: 7.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed/burnished on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT: 15.0 cm
ORIFICE DIAMETER: 11.4 cm
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK: 9.4 cm
BASE DIAMETER: 5.5 cm
ESTIMATED VOLUME: 1.0 liters
DECORATION: There are closely-spaced vertical incised lines on the rim and strap handles. Above the vertical incised lines is a single row of tool punctations under the lip, and a second row—at the rim-body juncture—below the incised lines. The body has an appliqued decoration consisting of two alternating sets of appliqued diamonds and interlocking scrolls. There is a small appliqued node in the middle of the appliqued diamond element.
TYPE: Harleton Appliqued
Harleton Appliqued jar (MR12-77) from Burial I at the Ben McKinney site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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