SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Patton
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.70, Burial 3, Vessel No. 19
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a spool neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 3.7; maximum body diameter of 10.6 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.9; circular and dimpled
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.19
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has an engraved meandering scroll that doubles back on itself four times. The scroll line has small engraved tick marks on it. The scroll fill zones are cross-hatched, with a series of four upper and four lower negative ovals above cross-hatched curved areas that extend towards the double-backed scroll.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Hodges Engraved
Hodges Engraved spool neck bottle, Burial 3, Vessel No. 19, Patton site.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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