VESSEL NO.: Burial 5, Vessel 35; 2003.08.1753
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four rim peaks
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 8.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.1
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.30
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is decorated with vertical incised lines, except under the rim peaks, where there are four vertical appliqued ridges under each peak. The vessel body has an appliqued ridge scroll and hooked arm motif repeated four times around the vessel. There are upper and lower V-shaped appliqued elements on either side of the appliqued scrolls.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Harleton Appliqued
Harleton Appliqued jar, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 5, Vessel 35.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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