SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: G. W. Rumsey
VESSEL NO.: 47
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four strap handles and four rim peaks
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1); fire clouding on rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3); fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 10.0 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.3
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.7 liters
DECORATION: The rim is covered with tool punctations, and there is a horizontal appliqued fillet at the rim-body juncture; the strap handles are decorated with three vertical pinched rows. On the body are four sets of conjoined appliqued fillet semi-circles and triangles, each of which has a centrally-placed appliqued circle. Within each circle is a large appliqued node covered with small tool punctates. Areas on the body between the appliqued fillet elements have opposed, diagonal, and vertical incised lines.
TYPE: Harleton Appliqued
Harleton Appliqued jar, Rumsey site, Vessel 47.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP3, Vessel #47" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Harleton Appliqued. 57.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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