VESSEL NO.: Burial 3, Vessel 20; 2003.08.1050
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a flat, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the neck, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 3.5; 6.4 cm maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 3.9; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.12
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has two different engraved scroll motifs, each repeated two times around the body. The first has upper and lower arms that encircle each other, but meet in the central part of the motif; there is no small circle where the scroll arms meet. The second scroll motif also has two arms that encircle each other, but the arms form a hooked arm element, and do not meet.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified
Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified bottle, Herbert Taft cemetery, Burial 3, Vessel 20.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR320, Burial 3, Vessel 20" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 54.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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