SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-128 [TX 072/1], 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
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.5 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): the rim panel is defined by two upper horizontal engraved lines and one lower horizontal engraved line. Between these lines are 16 upper and lower triangle elements formed by narrow hatched zones. Within each triangle are single smaller triangle elements with excised corners and negative oval elements (see Suhm and Jelks 1962:Plate 2i).
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Avery Engraved (Suhm and Jelks 1962:1-4)
Avery Engraved deep bowl, GTW-128.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Red River County, Texas, GTW-128 [TX 072/1]" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Avery Engraved. 22.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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