SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-189 [TX 079/1], B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a spool neck
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 3.6; maximum body diameter: 9.9 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 3.7 cm, circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has four upper and lower sets of curvilinear and interlocking engraved scrolls that end in hooked arm elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved bottle with a spool neck, GTW-189.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Red River County, Texas, GTW-189 [TX 079/1]" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 103.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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