SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-340 [TX 100/1], B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: Jar; Wright’s notebook indicates that animal bone fragments were found inside this vessel
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 3.7 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.3
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel rim has three horizontal neck banded rows as well as four vertical appliqued ridges. The vessel lip is notched. The vessel body is divided into five panels by single vertical incised lines. Each of the panels is filled with sets of diagonal opposed incised lines
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Nash Neck Banded
Nash Neck Banded jar, GTW-340.
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
Tell us how this article helped you.