VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1759, Burial 4
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog/sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a flat lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 3.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished; possibly slipped
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.7; maximum body width of 10.3 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.3; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): There is an engraved decoration on the bottle neck, and the body is plain. There are two rectangular panels with nested circles, ovals, and an interior hooked arm element.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: cf. Poynor Engraved, regional var. L. (Perttula 2011:Figure 6-65).
Poynor Engraved, var. L bottle, Burial 4, Mud Creek site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Mud Creek, 2003.08.1759, Burial 4" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Poynor Engraved. 70.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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