PROVENIENCE: upper burial No. 1, Md. B
VESSEL NO. AND GILCREASE MUSEUM ACCESSION NO.: Vessel 1345; 5425.2368
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and a flat 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, 4.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 19.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.38
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has two widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines above a scroll and circle motif repeated six times around the vessel. The central element in the scroll is a large cross-hatched circle. Adjacent scroll fill zones consist of two cross-hatched engraved triangles pendant from either the lower of the horizontal engraved lines below the lip or from the lower part of the motif itself.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Crockett Curvilinear Incised, except the decoration is engraved
Engraved variant of Crockett Curvilinear Incised bowl, Vessel 1345.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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