SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: T. M. Sanders
VESSEL NO.: 434, Burial B-17
VESSEL FORM: Barrel-shaped jar with two opposed suspension holes (1.7 mm in diameter)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct 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; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.8; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.3
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is decorated with four large engraved triangle elements pendant from the vessel lip. Each engraved triangle is filled with six diagonal hatched engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Sanders Engraved
Sanders Engraved jar in Burial B-17 at the T. M. Sanders site (41LR2).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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