VESSEL NO.: Burial 7, Vessel M-5-27; 2003.08.186
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Miniature jar
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a 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 base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.4; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.19
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel has an incised-punctated motif that extends from the rim to near the vessel base. It consists of a series of four incised chevrons that have created triangular-shaped areas filled with tool punctations. Below the bottom of the incised chevrons are randomly placed too punctations.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Maydelle Incised
Maydelle Incised jar, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 7, Vessel M-5-27.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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