VESSEL NO.: Burial 7, Vessel 45; 2003.08.361
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: H (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown to black
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 3.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 18.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.9; maximum body diameter is 13.1 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.7
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.72
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The top and bottom of the vessel body have two or three horizontal engraved lines. The body panel has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the bottle. The scrolls have upper and lower arms that encircle each other before meeting at a small hatched circle. As the scroll arms pass by the small central circle, they are widened by hatched and cross-hatched areas. The scroll arms originate from large upper and large triangles that have hatched corners and either short engraved dashes or dots.
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 7, Vessel 45.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR317, Burial 7, Vessel 45, 2003.08.361" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 58.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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