SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Darco Coal Mine
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.641 (6 HC)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown; fire clouds on the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 3.5 mm; body, 4.5 mm; base, 7.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 2.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 3.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.9; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.26
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body is divided into four panels filled with engraved concentric spirals that end in hooked arms. Two of the panels are divided by upper and lower triangle elements (with smaller triangles within), and two are not.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved bottle from the Darco Coal Mine site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Draco Coal Mine, 2003.08.641 (6HC)" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 45.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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