VESSEL NO.: Burial 3, Vessel 8, M-5; 2003.08.1957
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Jar
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body; organic residue on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.2 mm; body, 7.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 30.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 26.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 23.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 10.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is horizontally brushed, with upper and lower rows of tool punctations that have been pushed through the brushing; these are just below the lip and at the rim-body juncture. The vessel body has a nested diamond appliqued fillet motif repeated four times around the vessel. At the center of the innermost nested diamond is a small circular appliqued node with four punctations on it. The nested diamonds are also filled with brushing marks that follow the orientation of the nested diamonds.
The nested diamonds are separated from each other by upper and lower appliqued fillet triangles. The appliqued triangles are also filled with near vertical brushing marks. In the case of one appliqued triangle, only the outermost part has near-vertical brushing marks; the remainder of the appliqued triangle is open or undecorated.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Harleton Appliqued
Harleton Appliqued jar, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 3, Vessel 8.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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