SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: T. M. Sanders
VESSEL NO.: 15
VESSEL FORM: Neckless bottle with opposing suspension holes (7.0 mm in diameter)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 7.5 mm; body, 8.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 34.0+
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 17.0; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.3+
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim portion of the bottle has a series of large cross-hatched engraved triangles. Although the entire rim is not present, it is likely that there were four engraved triangles around the rim. The remainder of the vessel is plain.
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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