SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 39, Burial A-4
VESSEL FORM: Jar
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: reddish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base; organic residue on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 7.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 19.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 21.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 20.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.3 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is decorated with 24 sets of incised triangles filled with diagonal incised lines pitched in opposing directions. There is also a single row of tool punctations at the rim-body juncture. The vessel body is decorated with vertical incised lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Maydelle Incised
Maydelle Incised jar (No. 39) from Burial A-4 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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