Vessel 168 (2003.08.334)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone (<5% of the temper inclusions)
VESSEL FORM: Jar
RIM AND LIP FORM: everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the base and upper body; organic residue on upper body and rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 23.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.3; flat and circular base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has two tool punctated rows, one at the top of the rim and the other at the rim-body juncture. The remainder of the rim has horizontal brushing marks.
The vessel body has four panels defined by four vertical rows of tool punctations that extend from the rim-body juncture to near the base. Each panel is filled with diagonal incised lines, three with the incised lines pitched from left to right, and the fourth panel with the incised lines pitched from right to left. One of the panels is also bisected by a single vertical incised line.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Pease Brushed-Incised
Pease Brushed-Incised jar, Vessel 168, Burial 31.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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