SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 28, Pot 2
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four rim peaks
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown (10YR 3/2)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown (10YR 3/3); fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.1 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.5; 13.1 cm at the rim peaks
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.1 liters
DECORATION: The rim has two horizontal engraved lines and a third cross-hatched engraved zone that encloses a negative oval underneath the rim peak; each negative oval has a small tick mark or spur on it. The vessel body has upper and lower cross-hatched hooked arm scrolls that wrap around each other, but do not meet. Each hooked arm scroll originates from upper and lower body cross-hatched triangles. The hooked arm motif is repeated four times around the vessel body; they are separated by sets of upper and lower body cross-hatched triangles and a single connecting vertical engraved line. A white kaolin clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified
Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified jar, Burial 28, Pot 2.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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