Vessel 87 (2003.08.742)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Jar
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding and organic residue on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.82
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has horizontal brushing marks, and there is a row of large tool punctation sat the rim-body juncture. The vessel body is divided into four panels by vertical appliqued fillets. Each panel is filled with a series of incised chevrons, with a single vertical row of tool punctations at the center of the incised chevrons.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Pease Brushed-Incised
Pease Brushed-Incised jar, Vessel 87, Burial 18.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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