SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 31, Pot 8
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a short neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded 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 yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4); fire clouding
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.4 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.6; maximum body diameter is 10.0 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.42 liters
DECORATION: There is a single horizontal engraved on the bottle neck, below the lip. The vessel body has curvilinear engraved scrolls repeated four times on the body. The upper and lower arms of the scroll curve around each other and meet at a central circle. Three of the central circles are open, and one is filled with cross-hatching. The arms of the scroll have several widened cross-hatched filled areas. The scroll arms originate from upper and lower triangles with cross-hatched corners, and each of the triangles have small central circles within them. A red clay pigment was rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder bottle, Burial 31, Pot 8, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 31, Pot 8" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 70.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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