SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 742, Burial A-57
VESSEL FORM: Jar
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is decorated with two horizontal engraved lines. The vessel body has four sets of engraved scrolls and circles; the circles have an inner excised circle. Above and below the scrolls and circles are curvilinear engraved zones with tick marks, and triangular zones with one excised corner.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Galt jar (No. 742) in Burial A-57 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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