Vessel 228 (2003.08.101)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone and grog; sandy paste
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: grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the body and base; organic residue on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.3
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.72
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is decorated with alternating sets of diagonal incised lines pitched in opposite directions as well as six sets of triangles filled with two rows of tool punctations. There also are two rows of punctations on the rim, one at the top of the rim and the other at the rim-body juncture.
The vessel body has six incised panels that are defined by vertical incised lines. Inside the panels is a central vertical row of tool punctations that are connected to diagonal incised lines pitched in opposite directions.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Pease Brushed-Incised
Pease Brushed-Incised jar, Vessel 228, outside of a burial.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR315, outside of burial, Vessel 228" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Pease Brushed-Incised. 36.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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