SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Susie Slade
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.451, Burial 3
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a spool neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 2.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 2.9; 8.0 cm maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.9; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.13
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has an engraved meandering scroll motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. The scroll line has small excised tick marks. Above and below the engraved scrolls are rectangular cross-hatched areas, small oval-shaped cross-hatched areas, and narrow zones with cross-hatching that hook around either side of the scrolls.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Natchitoches Engraved
Natchitoches Engraved spool neck bottle, Burial 3, Susie Slade site.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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