VESSEL NO.: Burial 9, Vessel 64; 2003.08.292
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Jar with a short rim
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: H (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown with fire clouds on the upper body and rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.61
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim of the vessel has an appliqued fillet scroll motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. The scrolls end in hooked arm appliqued fillet elements. Appliqued fillet scroll fill zones have large diagonal opposed incised triangles.
The vessel body is defined by two closely-spaced single horizontal appliqued fillets at the rim-body juncture. There are four large appliqued nodes on the body, placed underneath each of the hooked arm elements on the rim. The remainder of the body has vertical rows of linear tool punctations that extend from just below the rim-body juncture to within 4 cm of the vessel base.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Harleton Appliqued
Harleton Appliqued jar, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 9, Vessel 64.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR317, Burial 9, Vessel 64, 2003.08.292" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Harleton Appliqued. 40.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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