Vessel 28 (2003.08.1273)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl with rim peaks, possibly four rim peaks equally spaced around the vessel
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim with a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.5 mm; body, 4.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel is plain. The lower rim panel has opposed sets of concentric semi-circles (possible eight in number) outlined by a cross-hatched meandering scroll. The sets of concentric semi-circles have small semi-circles at either their top or bottom, and the smallest concentric circle is either cross-hatched or plain.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines on the lower rim panel
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: cf. Avery Engraved, var. unspecified (assumed to be of local manufacture because of the grog-tempered paste)
Avery Engraved, var. unspecified compound bowl, Vessel 28, Burial 5.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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