SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lone Star Lake
VESSEL NO.: 43
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a spool neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.7 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.0; 3.2 cm neck height
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 3.9; maximum diameter is 11.0 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.31 liters
DECORATION: The vessel bottle has two tiers of four excised hook arm scrolls as well as eight negative ovals within the hatched and excised horizontal dividers between tiers. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Hodges Engraved
Hodges Engraved spool-necked bottle, Lone Star Lake site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Lone Star Lake 43" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Hodges Engraved. 25.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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