VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.231 (VN 4)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Jar
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown; organic residue on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.1; flat and circular
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.34
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has an alternating set of eight incised triangles filled with tool punctations. The top and bottom of the triangles is not defined by an incised line, but the other sides each have three diagonal incised lines pitched in opposing directions.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: cf. Maydelle Incised
Maydelle Incised jar from Burial 1 at 41GG5.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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