SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 833, Burial A-63
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with pedestal base (pedestal base is 1.8 cm in height and 7.0 cm in diameter)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and flat lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 7.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 20.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.6; maximum body diameter: 16.3 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has three diagonal sets of three concentric circle elements that end in hooked arms. There are curvilinear sets of engraved lines between the sets of concentric circle elements as well as open triangle elements. The pedestal base is decorated with vertical engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved bottle (No. 833) in Burial A-63 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 833, Burial A-63" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 27.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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