SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 294, Burial A-23
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: N/A
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): base of neck, 6.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.8+
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.5; maximum body diameter: 15.0 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.4 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.5+
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has four sets of curvilinear engraved scrolls that circle each other and meet at a central circle. The central circles are bisected by vertical and horizontal engraved lines at a central excised diamond element; the lines end in excised triangle elements. The engraved scrolls begin at the apex of large pendant triangle elements, and these elements have excised or curvilinear engraved lines at each corner of the triangle.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder bottle, No. 294, H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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