SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 15, Pot 2
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: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.4 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 18.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.7; maximum body diameter is 12.5 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.46 liters
DECORATION: The top of the vessel body has three horizontal engraved lines. Beneath these lines, the vessel body has four sets of upper and lower curvilinear scrolls whose arms encircle each other and meet at a swastika-in-circle element. Each arm of the scrolls had widened excised or cross-hatched areas opposite the central swastika-in-circle. The upper and lower scrolls begin from the apex of the large upper and lower triangular elements; there is also a small excised triangle within each one of the larger triangles. A red clay pigment was also rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder bottle, Burial 15, Pot 2.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 15, Pot 2" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 5.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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