SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 17, Pot 5
NON-PLASTICS: grog, hematite, and bone
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a flaring neck and a globular body
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4); fire clouding on the neck and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.2 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 19.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.4; 15.3 cm is the maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.64 liters
DECORATION: The body of the vessel has two horizontal engraved lines below the neck as well as two horizontal engraved lines above the base. Between these lines are two arms (upper and lower) of a curvilinear scroll motif that wrap around each other and meet at a small hatched circle. The motif is repeated four times around the body. There are broadened areas of the scroll arms that are filled with cross-hatching. The arms of the scrolls begin at the apex of triangular elements, one or more corners of which are cross-hatched.
TYPE: Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder bottle, Burial 17, Pot 5.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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