PROVENIENCE: upper burial No. 1, Md. B
VESSEL NO. AND GILCREASE MUSEUM ACCESSION NO.: Vessel 1347; 5425.128
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.5 mm; body, 6.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 20.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.0; circular and rounded base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.68
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The top of the rim has two widely spaced horizontal engraved lines. Below that is a scroll and circle motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. The central element of the scroll is a circle filled with cross-hatched engraved lines. There are also large triangular-shaped and cross-hatched upper and lower scroll fill zones adjacent to the cross-hatched circle element of the scroll.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: cf. Crockett Curvilinear Incised, but engraved
Engraved variant of Crockett Curvilinear Incised carinated bowl, Vessel 1347.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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