This unusual vessel from the Resch site in Harrison County, Texas is a rare example of a very early pottery type, Tchefuncte Stamped, variety Resch. Its precise age is unknown, but is believed to date to about 400 B.C. The rows of triangles were apparently formed by a wooden stamp. The base of the vessel has a scalloped pattern of small supports ringing a flat bottom. The vessel is grog-tempered. It small, measuring only 17.2 cm (6.8") high with a basal diameter of 10 cm (4") and a rim diameter of 15.5 cm (6.2"). Drawing courtesy Texas Archeological Society, from BTAS 40.
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