SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 194, Burial A-15
VESSEL FORM: Olla
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.5 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.9
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has curvilinear engraved lines that wrap around each other and meet at an open circle; the engraved lines begin at upper and lower pendant triangle elements with hatched or excised corners. One of these triangle elements also has an excised line at the bottom center portion of the triangle. Portions of the lines on either side of the central circle have been widened by hatched zones.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder olla, No. 194, H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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