SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 509, Burial A-44
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a carinated body
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 17.1
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.4; maximum body diameter: 13.6 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has two upper and lower horizontal engraved lines and a continuous panel of three different but related engraved elements. Each of the three elements has curvilinear and arcing engraved scrolls that either meet at a central excised circle; meet at an open circle; or hook around each other but do not meet. The scrolls begin at the apex of large pendant triangles with either hatched or excised corners, or are open pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified
Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified bottle (No. 509) in Burial A-44 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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