ITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-184 [TX 078/1], B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a spool neck (Figure 15)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 3.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.3; maximum body diameter: 10.6 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.5 cm, circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has a series of three curvilinear and interlocking engraved scrolls filled with incised lines pitched in different decorations. Inside each scroll element are a total of three engraved circles surrounded by incised lines. The vessel also has a lip notched rim, and notched from right to left.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Hudson Engraved
Hudson Engraved bottle with a spool neck, GTW-184.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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