SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Marshall Red Gully
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1969
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone and grog
VESSEL FORM: Jar
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: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.9 mm; body, 7.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 20.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.8; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has an alternating series of four upper and lower incised triangles. The incised triangles are either filled with tool punctates or diagonal incised lines pitched in opposite directions. The vessel body has vertical brushing marks that extend to within 3.0 cm of the base.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: cf. Maydelle Incised
Maydelle Incised jar from the Marshall Red Gully site.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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