SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 436, Burial A-39
VESSEL FORM: Bottle, miniature
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.9
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 3.0; maximum body diameter: 5.9 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.5 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body is divided into four sections by single vertical engraved lines that end in upper and lower pendant triangles. The pendant triangles are either open or have an inner triangle element and hatched corners.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. Ripley
Ripley Engraved, var. Ripley bottle (No. 436) in Burial A-39 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 436, Burial A-39" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 183.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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