Vessel 61 (2003.08.1316)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a long neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing or low oxygen environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 3.6 mm; body, 6.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none; unsmoothed coils visible
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the neck
HEIGHT (IN CM): neck, 5.6 cm in height
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 2.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has a meandering engraved scroll with a central scroll line marked by excised pendant triangles. Above and below the scroll are an unknown number of triangular elements with hatched corners; at least one of the hatched triangles is enclosed by a semi-circle with excised pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigments in engraved lines on the vessel body
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Burial 13, Vessel 61: neck and sherds showing engraved designs on body.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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