SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: G. W. Rumsey
VESSEL NO.: 29
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a long and straight neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.4 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.0; 7.0 cm neck height
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.4; maximum body diameter is 9.2 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.22 liters
DECORATION: The vessel body has four sets of engraved hooked arm scrolls, divided by four triangular areas under the neck filled with circular tool punctations (a decorative element reminiscent of Bailey Engraved bottles, see Suhm and Jelks 1962:Plate 3). On the lower body and extending to the base, underneath each set of hooked arm scrolls, is a rectangular panel filled with horizontal engraved lines. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved bottle, Rumsey site, Vessel 29.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP3, Vessel #29" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 100.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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