VESSEL NO.: Burial 9, Vessel 60; 2003.08.364
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: N/A
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 20.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.2; maximum body diameter is 15.0 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.66
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body, defined at the top by two horizontal engraved lines and by one horizontal engraved line at the bottom, has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The motif consists of two arms of a scroll that encircle each other and meet at a central excised circle. The scrolls have a wider hatched area where the arms near the central excised circle.
The scroll arms originate from the apex of large engraved pendant triangles at the top and bottom of the body. The triangles have excised corners and a central slash mark.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder bottle, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 9, Vessel 60.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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