SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: T. M. Sanders
VESSEL NO.: 373, Burial B-12
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with three lobes and connecting horizontal ceramic column
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 19.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 3.7; lower lobe is 6.7 cm in diameter; upper lobe is 3.6 cm in diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.3
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The exterior and interior neck surfaces have a red slip. The upper lobe of the bottle is decorated with three appliqued nodes; each of the nodes have a face with marked eyes and mouth. The upper part of the lower lobe has two rows of tool punctations. The mid-part of the lower lobe has a single horizontal appliqued fillet that encircles 50 percent of the lobe.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Maxey Noded Redware
Maxey Noded Redware tri-lobed bottle in Burial B-12 at the T. M. Sanders site (41LR2).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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