SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Keeling
VESSEL NO.: 2003.010.003
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four rim peaks and four appliqued lugs
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct 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)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (10YR 5/3); fire clouding
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.0 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 17.5 cm; 18.2 cm at the rim peaks
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.3 liters
DECORATION: There are single rows of tool punctates on the rim, one under the lip and on the rim peaks, the other at the rim-body juncture. A horizontal appliqued ridge is nestled under this punctated row. The remainder of the rim is covered with short vertical appliqued ridges.
On the body are four repeating sets of appliqued scroll (four in number per set) and circle elements, with a central appliqued node within each appliqued circle. There are also four small hooked arm appliqued ridges above the appliqued scrolls. The area not covered with appliqued elements is covered with brushing marks.
TYPE: Harleton Appliqued
Harleton Appliqued jar, Keeling site, Vessel .003.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Keeling site, Vessel .003" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Harleton Appliqued. 71.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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