SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Darco Coal Mine
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.679 (5 HC)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted and exterior thickened rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.1 mm; body, 4.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.5; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.24
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has a single horizontal engraved line. On the vessel body are four panels filled with broad concentric engraved lines forming semi-circles; the innermost semi-circle has a central excised dot. There are triangular zones above the engraved panels that are filled with small circular punctations.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white in the trailed lines and punctations
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: cf. Keno Trailed, or cf. Bailey Engraved
Bailey Engraved bowl from the Darco Coal Mine site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Draco Coal Mine, 2003.08.679 (5HC)" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Bailey Engraved. 10.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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