Vessel 34 (2003.08.265)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a short neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light brown; dark grayish-brown fire clouds on the neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light brown; dark grayish-brown fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: irregular smoothing
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 3.9; maximum body diameter is 7.9 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.4
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.25
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has a series of engraved semi-circles and small circles. The center is marked by five small engraved circles, several of which have a smaller central dot. Above this central element are three sets of engraved semi-circles, two of which are connected by three short horizontal engraved lines. Below the central element are four sets of engraved semi-circles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified bottle, Vessel 34, Burial 7
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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