VESSEL NO.: Burial 11, Vessel 84; 2003.08.97
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four strap handles, four rim peaks, and a collared rim
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; organic residue on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; organic residue on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel rim is decorated with tool rows of tool punctations (under the lip and at the rim-body juncture) as well as closely-spaced vertical incised lines. The vessel body has an appliqued fillet scroll and circle motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. Each appliqued fillet circle has either a small oval or circular punctated appliqued node at its center. The upper and lower scroll fill zones are composed of appliqued fillet triangles and curvilinear appliqued fillet lines. The strap handles are decorated with three pinched ridges.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Harleton Appliqued
Harleton Appliqued jar, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 11, Vessel 84.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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