SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-97 [TX068/1], B. R. R. (Burial, Red River County)
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a 4.9 mm high pedestal base (Figure 5a)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
RIM AND LIP FORM: N/A
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing or low oxygen environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): body, 7.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.6+ [neck is missing]
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 3.1; maximum body diameter: 19.2 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.5 cm, circular
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has four sets of curvilinear engraved scroll elements filled with incised lines pitched in different directions. Each set of curvilinear scrolls has a single inner engraved triangle element surrounded by incised lines. At the base the scrolls meet to form a board rectangular engraved zone with four negative ovals
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Hudson Engraved (Suhm and Jelks 1962:81 and Plate 41)
Hudson Engraved bottle (GTW-97): a, body and pedestal base; b, restored neck opening and vessel body.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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