SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 873, Herbert Whitlow Collection
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.6; maximum body diameter: 12.0 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.2 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has three upper horizontal engraved lines and one horizontal engraved line above the base. Between these lines are four sets of curvilinear interlocking engraved scrolls that meet at a large hatched circle element. Portions of the scrolls on either side of the hatched circle are thickened by the addition of curvilinear hatched areas. The scrolls originate from the apex of large upper and lower pendant triangles with either hatched or excised corners.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder bottle (No. 873) in the Whitlow collection from the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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