SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Pug Wilson
VESSEL NO.: Burial 2, Pot 1
VESSEL FORM: Jar
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 10.0 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.6
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.34 liters
DECORATION: The rim has three widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The vessel body has a curvilinear scroll element repeated four times that is composed of arcing engraved lines that start from hatched and spurred triangles at the top and bottom of the body that meet at a central engraved circle. The central circle has either a small inner circle (two times) or engraved and hatched swastika elements (twice). There are two broad zones of hatching along each scroll line, above the below the central engraved circle. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder jar, Burial 2, Pot 1, Pug Wilson site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 2, Pot 1, Pug Wilson" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 72.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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