VESSEL NO.: 12-M-5; 2003.08.670
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Olla
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 34.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 8.9; 28.6 cm maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has cross-hatched engraved lines. The vessel body has an engraved scroll motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. Each scroll has upper and lower arms that begin at the apex of large upper and lower pendant triangles, then encircle each other. The scroll arms do not meet. The large pendant triangle elements have cross-hatched corners and a small central triangle within each of them.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified
Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified olla, Frank Smith cemetery, Vessel 2003.08.670.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR326, Unspecified Olla, Vessel 2003.08.670" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 49.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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