SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Sam Kaufman
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1120c
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four appliqued lugs on the rim
RIM AND LIP FORM: everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.4 mm; body, 4.6 mm; base, 5.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 21.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is decorated with three rows of horizontal neck bands sandwiched between four appliqued lugs. The vessel body has four sets of narrow triangular-shaped appliqued fillet elements that are pendant from the rim-body juncture.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Nash Neck Banded
Nash Neck Banded jar from the Sam Kaufman site. This vessel closely matches a Nash Neck Banded jar depicted in the Burial No. 6 plan map.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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