SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 242, Burial A-20
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 rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 24.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 22.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 21.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.5 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 6.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has incised alternate nested triangle elements 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 has vertical brushed-incised marks and lines that extend to within 4.0 cm of the base.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Maydelle Incised
Maydelle Incised jar, No. 242, H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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