SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: T. M. Sanders
VESSEL NO.: 16
VESSEL FORM: Neckless bottle with opposed suspension holes (6.7 mm in diameter)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: N/A (missing)
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): upper body, 7.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 34.0+
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 11.5; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.6+
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper vessel body has an unknown number of large cross-hatched engraved triangles pendant from a single horizontal engraved line encircling the vessel. One of the suspension holes was drilled through the lower part of one of the engraved pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Sanders Engraved
Sanders Engraved neckless bottle from the T. M. Sanders site (41LR2).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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