SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 33, Pot 8
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a flaring neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded 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): 5.0 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 23.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.8; maximum body diameter is 16.0 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.80 liters
DECORATION: Underneath three horizontal engraved lines at the neck-body juncture, the vessel body has a curvilinear engraved scroll with upper and lower scroll arms that curve around each other and meet at a small central excised circle. There are widened hatched areas along each scroll arm, near the central excised circle. The scroll arms begin from the apex of upper and lower triangles with hatched or excised corners. The upper triangles also have a small central dash or dot. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder bottle, Burial 33, Pot 8, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 33, Pot 8, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 79.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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