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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor

VESSEL NO.: 431, Burial A-38

VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl

NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog

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: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body

EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base

WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.4 mm

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished

HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.0

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.5

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.4

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.5 cm, circular and flat

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8

DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel has two rows of excised punctations between horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has a single set of excised punctations and four appliqued nodes. The vessel body has vertical brushing marks, an unusual feature on Belcher Engraved vessels; Webb (1959:122) mentions no brushed bodies on Belcher Engraved bowls at the Belcher site.

PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none

TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher (Schambach and Miller 1984:120)

Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher compound bowl (No. 431) in Burial A-38 at the H. R. Taylor site.

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Keywords

American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology

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