SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-522 [TX 146/1], B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: 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: brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 10.8 cm, circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has six horizontal incised lines as well as a single broad horizontal incised or grooved line to mark the bottom of the rim. The vessel body has four sets of incised diamond elements divided by two or three intersecting diagonal opposed incised lines and upper and lower nested triangles filled with tool punctations. The incised diamond elements are divided into four triangles filled with either tool punctations or hatched incised triangular zones.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Pennington Punctated-Incised (see Suhm and Jelks 1962:121)
Pennington Punctated-Incised bowl, GTW-522.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Red River County, Texas, GTW-522 [TX 146/1]" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Pennington Punctated-Incised. 2.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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