SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 32, Pot 6
NON-PLASTICS: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Stacked Bottle with flaring neck and Bowl
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: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4); fire clouding
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.5 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the bottle
HEIGHT (IN CM): 20.2; the bowl is 7.0 cm in height
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.65 liters
DECORATION: The lower of the stacked vessels has 34 vertical appliqued ridges below an area of horizontal brushing where the two stacked vessels are conjoined. The upper vessel is an engraved bottle with four sets of curvilinear scrolls with two arms that meet at a small excised circle. One arm of the scroll has a widened excised area opposite the excised circle. The upper and lower arms of the scrolls originate from engraved triangles. A red clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Wilder Engraved (var. Wilder)-Cass Appliqued (see Turner 1978)
Wilder Engraved-Cass Appliqued compound vessel, Burial 32, Pot 6, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z., "Tuck Carpenter Burial 32, Pot 6" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 80.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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