SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Susie Slade
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.452, Burial 3
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.8; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.62
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel rim has engraved rectilinear panels and overlapping horizontal-vertical lines, while the vessel body has four sets of meandering scroll bands that end in hooked arms. The areas between the scroll bands is filled with numerous negative ovals and rectangles outlined by excising.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines on the vessel body, and red pigment on engraved lines on the rim
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Natchitoches Engraved
Natchitoches Engraved carinated bowl, Burial 3, Susie Slade site.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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