SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Patton
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1421, Burial 1, Vessel No. 1
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Olla
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: H (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light brown; fire clouds on the rim and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: gray to black; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.2 mm; body, 8.4 mm; base, 9.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): ca. 29.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The bottle body has vertical and hooked arm scrolls that originate in hatched triangular and open oval-shaped elements and repeat four times on the vessel; there are ovals (eye-shaped) and circles within the larger triangular and oval elements. The scrolls have wider excised areas on either side where the hooked arms pass each other. The lower part of the neck of the olla has a series of short vertical incised lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified
Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified olla, Burial 1, Vessel No. 1, Patton site: a, side view; b, olla neck.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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