SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns (41CP12)
VESSEL NO.: Burial 31, Pot 4
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: unidentified
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown (10YR 5/4)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 3.7 mm, neck; 4.1 mm, body; 10.3 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the neck and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.4
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION: The vessel body has an unknown number of sets of curvilinear scrolls whose upper and lower arms circle around each other and meet at a large central cross-hatched engraved circle. There are also at least three horizontal engraved lines encircling the top of the vessel body. The arms of the scroll begin from upper and lower body triangles and have widened and cross-hatched engraved arms on either side of the central engraved circle. A red hematite-rich clay pigment was also rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder bottle sherds, Burial 31, Pot 4.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 31, Pot 4" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 41.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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