SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 6, Pot 2
NON-PLASTICS: grog; sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a straight to flaring neck near the lip
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); fire clouding on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.1 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 24.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.9; 16.0 cm maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.93 liters
DECORATION: The top of the vessel body has three horizontal engraved lines; the lowermost line has alternating small hatched pendant triangles and cross-hatched pendant rectangles. The body has curvilinear scrolls whose arms curve around each other and meet at a small central excised circle. The upper and lower arms of the scrolls begin at the apex of upper and lower triangular elements. There are widened excised areas on each arm of the scroll, opposite the central excised circle.
TYPE: Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder
Wilder Engraved, var. Wilder bottle, Burial 6, Pot 2.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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