Vessel No. A 24 SS (2003.08.1246)
VESSEL FORM: Jar
RIM AND LIP FORM: everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; fire clouding on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.6 mm; body, 5.2 mm; base, 7.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 19.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.5; flat and circular base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has horizontal brushing marks, along with two rows of tool punctations. One of the punctated rows is at the top of the rim, and the other is at the rim-body juncture.
The vessel body is divided into eight panels by vertical appliqued fillets that extend from the rim-body juncture to 2.5 cm above the vessel base. The panels are filled with overlapping and opposed brushing marks. Finally, a vertical row of tool punctations subdivides the appliqued fillet panels, and these punctations have been pushed through the brushing marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Pease Brushed-Incised
Pease Brushed-Incised jar, Vessel A 24 SS.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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