SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 741, Burial A-57
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
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: yellowish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 3.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.1
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.1; maximum body diameter: 7.6 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.6 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.25
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): There are two horizontal engraved lines at the top of the body and a single horizontal engraved line at the bottom of the body. Between the horizontal engraved lines are four sets of engraved diamond elements with upper and lower large pendant triangles with negative ovals defined by excised corners.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. Ripley
Ripley Engraved, var. Ripley bottle (No. 741) in Burial A-57 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 741, Burial A-57" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 201.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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