SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-134 [TX 073/1], B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: Deep bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red; fire cloud on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red; fire cloud on the base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.9 mm; body, 4.6 mm; base, 5.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A; rim height is 4.8 cm
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel has a red slip on its exterior surface. The engraved rim panel has single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines, and the panel itself is divided by an unknown number (probably four) of vertical excised brackets. Between each of the brackets are a series of concentric semi-circular engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Avery Engraved, var. Graves (see Schambach and Miller 1984:119)
Decorative elements on Avery Engraved, var. Graves deep bowl, GTW-134.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Red River County, Texas, GTW-134 [TX 073/1]" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Avery Engraved. 21.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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