SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 182, Burial A-14
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 22.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.3; maximum body diameter: 16.4 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.64
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has four sets of curvilinear and concentric circles that end in hooked arms. Above and below these elements are curvilinear triangular zones; the uppermost zone has 6-7+ rows of excised tool punctations.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved bottle (No. 182) in Burial A-14 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 182, Burial A-14" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 16.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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