VESSEL NO.: Burial 4, Vessel 58; 2003.08.347
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on lower neck, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 20.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.3; maximum body diameter of 14.7 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.5; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.46
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has an engraved continuous spiral and scroll motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. The spirals and scrolls are comprised of narrow hatched zones (Figure 221). Above the spiral-scroll motifs is an engraved band at the top of the vessel body that is filled with small tool punctations. From above the band forms a square.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in engraved line
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: cf. Taylor Engraved
cf. Taylor Engraved bottle, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 4, Vessel 58.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR326, Burial 4, Vessel 58; 2003.08.347" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 65.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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