SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-385, B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: Jar
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown; organic residue on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base; organic residue on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on lower body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.9
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.6 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.9
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has four equally-spaced appliqued nodes under the vessel lip. The vessel body has four sets of appliqued ridge triangles; there are two appliqued nodes within each triangle. Between the appliqued ridge triangles are four sets of two appliqued nodes aligned vertically under the nodes on the rim. Between these nodes are two rows of horizontal tool punctations.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. McKinney Plain
McKinney Plain jar, GTW-385.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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