SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 659, Burial A-50
VESSEL FORM: Jar with short rim
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: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim of the vessel is plain. The jar body has four sets of curvilinear concentric engraved lines that end in hooked arm elements. These sets are partially divided by upper and lower open pendant triangle elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved jar, No. 659, H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 659, Burial A-50" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 35.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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