SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Lamar County, Texas. Wright’s notebook indicates this vessel came from a burial at the Sanders site (41LR2), near but not from either of the two mounds at the site (Jackson et al. 2000; Krieger 1946).
VESSEL NO.: GTW-535 [TX 148/1], Burial Lamar
VESSEL FORM: Bowl with four lip appliqued lugs
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 7.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.2 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): the rim panel has four sets of vertical and diagonal engraved lines as well as a single horizontal engraved line at the base of the rim panel. The appliqued lugs divide the engraved sets.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Sanders Engraved (see Suhm and Jelks 1962:137 and Plate 69)
Sanders Engraved bowl, GTW-535.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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