SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lone Star Lake
VESSEL NO.: 51a
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct 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: brown (10YR 5/4); fire clouding on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.3 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.0; 10.5 cm maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.22 liters
DECORATION: There is a single horizontal engraved line on the upper part of the bottle neck. The vessel body has a curvilinear scroll with two arms that meet in a large engraved open circle. Each scroll arm begins at an upper and lower triangular element on the vessel body. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: cf. Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder bottle, Lone Star Lake site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Lone Star Lake 51" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Wilder Engraved. 82.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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