VESSEL NO.: Burial 3, Vessel 19; 2003.08.554
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Miniature jar with four rim peaks and opposed suspension holes (Figure 185)
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown to dark gray
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 3.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.6; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.26
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has three regularly-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The vessel body has an engraved scroll motif that is repeated four times around the body. Each scroll has an upper and lower arm, and they encircle each other before meeting at a small open circle. The scroll arms originate from upper and lower open triangle elements pendant from the rim and the vessel base.
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 19.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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