SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 521, Burial A-45
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.1
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.3; maximum body diameter: 9.5 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.0 cm, circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.25
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has four sets of concentric curvilinear engraved scrolls that end in a hooked arm element. These sets are divided from each other by upper or lower open pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved bottle (No. 521) in Burial A-45 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 521, Burial A-45" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 19.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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