SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 229, Burial A-19
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with collar at the bottom of the neck
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded 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, 5.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.4; maximum body diameter: 11.5 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.2 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has four sets of engraved scrolls whose arms circular around each other but do not meet at the center of the scrolls. The scroll arm is widened in one excised zone area. The scroll arms begin at upper and lower pendant triangles with hatched zones at the corners, and there is a narrow zone with hatched lines between the upper pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified
Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified bottle (No. 229) in Burial A-19 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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