VESSEL NO.: Burial 13, Vessel 71; 2003.08.439
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Olla
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 27.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.4; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel has two horizontal engraved lines at the top and bottom of the vessel body. Between are four sets of engraved scrolls that begin and end at upper and lower triangle elements with one hatched corner. The engraved scrolls have upper and lower arms that encircle each other, and end in the center as hooked arms. The scrolls have wider hatched arms where they pass over the central hooked arms.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified
Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified olla, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 13, Vessel 71.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR326, Burial 13, Vessel 71" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 50.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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