SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 684, Burial A-53
VESSEL FORM: Bottle, miniature
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct 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: brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 2.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 3.4; maximum body diameter: 6.9 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.8 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.15
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has two horizontal engraved lines at the top of the body and a single horizontal engraved line at the base of the body. Between are five sets of curvilinear engraved lines that end in hooked arms and do not touch. The curvilinear engraved lines begin at the end of large 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. 684, H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 684, Burial A-53" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 39.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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