SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-243, B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a spool neck
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and flat lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 7.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 17.1
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.0; maximum body diameter: 14.1 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.6 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has four sets of upper and lower interlocking concentric curvilinear engraved scrolls that end in hooked arm elements. The upper set of scrolls are divided by pendant triangles filled with diagonal incised lines, while the lower set of scrolls are divided by curvilinear triangular elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved bottle with a spool neck, GTW-243.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Red River County, Texas, GTW-243" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 102.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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