SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: R. F. Wallace
VESSEL NO.: 41CE20-1
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a short neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light brown; fire clouds on the neck and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the neck and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 17.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): Vertical engraved panels (four on the body) filled with vertical scrolls, hatched triangles, and concentric circles and semi-circles. One of the circles has central hatched lines, and hatched oval areas also have excised spurs. The panels are divided by a single vertical engraved line and there are three horizontal engraved lines that encircle the bottle at the top of the neck.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: possible Poynor Engraved
Possible Poynor Engraved bottle from the R. F. Wallace site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CE20-1" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Poynor Engraved. 2.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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