VESSEL NO.: Burial 3, Vessel 23; 2003.08.244
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog; sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Jar
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: N/A
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown to dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 19.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.6; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has an engraved curvilinear scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The vessel body has an engraved spiral motif with a small circle at its center. The spirals are divided by upper and lower open triangles at the top and bottom of the body.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder jar, Herbert Taft cemetery, Burial 3, Vessel 23.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR320, Burial 3, Vessel 23" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 53.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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