SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: G. W. Rumsey
VESSEL NO.: 25
NON-PLASTICS: grog, hematite, and bone
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a straight neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3); fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.4 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 19.9
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.8; 13.0 cm maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.65 liters
DECORATION: The vessel body has two separate elements: (1) a central set of two large engraved hooked arm scrolls, repeated twice on the body, and (2) four sets of large engraved concentric semi-circles (four in each set) and hatched triangles, two sets on the upper body and two sets on the lower body.
TYPE: Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved bottle, Rumsey site, Vessel 25.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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