SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 19, Pot 11
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a straight to flaring neck and four body peaks
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown (10YR 5/2); fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.0 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed at the top of the neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 19.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.3; maximum body diameter is 14.5 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.69 liters
DECORATION: The vessel body has a curvilinear engraved scroll motif repeated four times whose two arms curve around each other and meet at a central and open engraved circle; in this case, the central engraved circle surrounds each of the four body peaks. The scrolls have widened areas on each arm that are filled with hatched lines. The upper and lower scroll arms begin at the apex of upper and lower triangular elements with cross-hatched corners. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder bottle, Burial 19, Pot 11, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 19, Pot 11" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 62.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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