VESSEL NO.: Burial 5, Vessel 11; 2003.08.90
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Jar
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel has a red slip on both interior and exterior surfaces. The rim has three widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines, the uppermost line (under the lip) with small excised pendant triangles (Figure 225).
The vessel body has an engraved spiral and hooked arm motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. Above each spiral motif is a small attached excised rectangle, pendant from a horizontal engraved line at the rim-body juncture. Between each excised rectangle is a large excised triangle, apex pointing towards the base, with a negative oval within it.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved jar, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 5, Vessel 11.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR326, Burial 5, Vessel 11; 2003.08.90" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 64.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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