SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: None; believed to be from an as yet unknown Bowie County, Texas site
VESSEL NO.: TX-70
VESSEL FORM: Jar
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
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: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 7.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 23.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.5 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.0
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has three horizontal neck banded rows. The vessel body has four vertical appliqued ridges and four appliqued ridge chevron elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Nash Neck Banded, grog variety (see Perttula 2015; Suhm and Jelks 1962:111 and Plate 56)
Nash Neck Banded jar, TX-70.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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