SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-307 [TX 095/1], B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four rim peaks and for strap handles under the rim peaks
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: H (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 3.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 8.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0 cm, circular and convex
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel rim has three horizontal rows of neck banding. The vessel body has four panels defined by vertical bracket elements. Each bracket is filled with an oval-shaped and semi-circular oval engraved element. Each panel has a large engraved circle with excised spurs, and there is an engraved diamond element at the center of the four circles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigments in the engraved lines on the vessel body
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Nash Neck Banded-Avery Engraved
Nash Neck Banded-Avery Engraved jar with strap handles, GTW-307.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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