Vessel 221 (2003.08.696)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a globular body and a short neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the neck
HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.7; maximum body width is 11.8 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.18
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body is covered in four repeating engraved curvilinear scrolls that end in a hooked arm element. On either side of the hooked arm element are concentric curvilinear scrolls that extend from the top of the vessel to just above the base.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved bottle, Vessel 221, Burial 38.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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