SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 446, Burial A-40
VESSEL FORM: Jar
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
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: very dark grayish-brown; organic remains on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base; organic remains on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim of the vessel has three horizontal engraved lines. The vessel body is divided into four sections by single vertical lines that end in upper and lower open pendant triangles. Each section has three concentric engraved circles, with a small inner circle with tick marks or sun ray elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Ripley
Ripley Engraved, var. Ripley jar (No. 446) in Burial A-40 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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