SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: T. M. Sanders
VESSEL NO.: 401, Burial B-15
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and 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: red; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 3.8; maximum body diameter is 9.3 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.42
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The exterior vessel surface has a red slip, as well as appliqued and punctated elements. There are three vertical columns of five appliqued nodes interspersed with linear tool punctations. Between the appliqued-punctated columns are two horizontal rows of linear tool punctations at the top of the vessel body.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Maxey Noded Redware
Maxey Noded Redware bottle in Burial B-15 at the T. M. Sanders site (41LR2).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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