VESSEL NO.: 3-30-85
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four rim peaks
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown; organic residue on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base; organic residue on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel rim has vertical brushing marks as well as tool punctated rows under the lip and at the rim-body juncture. There are also appliqued lugs under each rim peak. The vessel body has an appliqued fillet scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. Each central circle has a small appliqued node at its center; the appliqued circles are aligned on the vessel body under the rim peaks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Harleton Appliqued
Harleton Appliqued jar.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Arms Creek, 3-30-85" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Harleton Appliqued. 46.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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