SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: G. W. Rumsey
VESSEL NO.: 24
NON-PLASTICS: bone and grog
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a flaring neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light reddish-brown (5YR 6/4); fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.8 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 25.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.1; 18.6 cm maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.6
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.77 liters
DECORATION: The vessel body has four panels of curvilinear engraved scrolls that meet at a central small engraved circle. The scrolls begin at upper and lower body hatched and spurred triangles. The small central circle is a circle and swastika element. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder bottle, Rumsey site, Vessel 24.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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