SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 42, Pot 6
VESSEL FORM: Jar
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.5 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.93 liters
DECORATION: The rim has three widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The vessel body has four sets of engraved curvilinear scrolls with two arms that wrap around each other, and meet at a small central cross-hatched circle. Each arm of the scrolls have widened areas filled with cross-hatching. The arms of the scrolls begin from upper and lower engraved triangles that are either open or filled with cross-hatched engraved lines.
TYPE: Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder jar, Burial 42, Pot 6, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 42, Pot 6, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 76.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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