SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hyte
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1579, Burial 2
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a carinated body
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the neck, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light reddish-brown; fire clouds on the neck, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.3 mm; body, 6.3 mm; base, 8.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.25
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The bottle body has vertical and hooked arm scrolls that originate in excised triangles and repeat four times on the vessel; there are negative ovals within the excised triangles. The scrolls have wider excised areas on either side where the hooked arms pass each other.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified
Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified bottle sherds, Burial 2, Hyte site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Hyte, 2003.08.1579" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 46.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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