SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Sam Kaufman, Burial No. 3
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1117
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
VESSEL FORM: Jar with short neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded 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; fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.97
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel rim is plain, except for three sets of small appliqué nodes; it is also lip notched. The vessel body has three repeating sets of narrow curvilinear zones filled with cross-hatched engraved lines. These zones form scrolls that end in hooked arms as well as large cross-hatched elements, and there are upper and lower engraved triangles on either side of the large cross-hatched scrolls. There are also single curvilinear and ticked engraved lines that hook around two of the narrow cross-hatched zones.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Hudson Engraved
Hudson Engraved jar, Burial No. 3 at the Sam Kaufman Site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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