SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Harold Williams
VESSEL NO.: Burial K, Pot 4
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
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: dark gray (10YR 4/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very pale brown (10YR 7/3)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.0 mm, rim; 6.2 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.3; 10.6 cm maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.3
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.38 liters
DECORATION: The vessel body has a continuous scroll repeated four times that arcs from upper and lower triangular elements and meets at a small excised circle. Each triangular element has a single triangular tick mark. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder bottle, Burial K, Pot 4, Harold Williams site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial K, Pot 4, Harold Williams" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 75.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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