SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 539, Burial A-45
VESSEL FORM: Jar
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base; organic residue on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 8.8 mm; body, 7.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 34.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.5 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 6.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): There are single tool punctated rows under the vessel lip and at the rim-body juncture. Between the punctated rows are cross-hatched incised lines. The vessel body has overlapping brushing marks from the rim-body juncture to within 9 cm of the base.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Maydelle Incised
Maydelle Incised jar, No. 539, H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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