SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: G. W. Rumsey
VESSEL NO.: 15
NON-PLASTICS: grog, bone, and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and an apparent rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: 10YR 6/2 (light brownish-gray)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: 10YR 6/2 (light brownish-gray); fire clouding on the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): N/A
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed, but eroded
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.9; 11.0 cm maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.39 liters
DECORATION: The vessel has an engraved curvilinear scroll repeated four times that begins at both the upper and lower parts of the body as two arms of the scroll, and meets at a small central engraved circle. There are widened cross-hatched zones on the scroll on either side of the central engraved circle. Scroll dividers include upper and lower engraved triangles with either hatched corners or excised areas.
TYPE: Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder bottle, Rumsey site, Vessel 15.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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