SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-241, B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: H (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 3.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.9; maximum body diameter: 11.3 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.7, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has four sets of concentric circular interlocking engraved scrolls that end in hooked arm elements. The scrolls are divided at the top of the vessel by large open triangular elements, and are divided at the bottom by sets of curvilinear triangular elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved bottle, GTW-241.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Red River County, Texas, GTW-241" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 98.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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