SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 116, Burial A-11
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
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: brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 8.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 20.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 7.3; maximum body diameter: 13.3 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.41
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has three vertically stacked sets of horizontal and curvilinear scrolls with hooked arm elements. At the top of the body are curvilinear lines and pendant triangle elements, and other triangular elements separate the vertically stacked engraved elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved bottle, No. 116, H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 116, Burial A-11" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 5.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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