SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 36, Pot 11
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a squat body and a slightly flaring neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown (10YR 4/2)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown (10YR 4/2); fire clouding
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): none
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: 12.8
HEIGHT (IN CM): 3.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM):
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.4; maximum body diameter is 13.2 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.28 liters
DECORATION: The vessel body has engraved curvilinear scrolls, that repeat four times, whose upper and lower arms circle around each other, but do not meet (hooked arm scrolls). The two arms of the scroll have widened cross-hatched areas at the ends of the arms. The scrolls begin from the apex of upper and lower triangles, and there are also four rectangular cross-hatched zones above each hooked arm scroll motif. A red clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified
Wilder Engraved, var. unspecified bottle, Burial 36, Pot 11, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 36, Pot 11, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 77.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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