VESSEL NO.: Burial 13, Vessel 72; 2003.08.66
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a flaring neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): neck, 5.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 17.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.56
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has an engraved scroll motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. Each scroll has upper and lower arms that encircle each other, and meet at a small central circle. There are wider cross-hatched areas on each scroll arm where it passes the small central circle. The scroll arms begin at upper and lower triangle elements with hatched corners.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder bottle, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 13, Vessel 72.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR326, Burial 13, Vessel 72" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 48.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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