SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 35, Burial A-4
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is decorated with an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circle has a small inner diamond element with a negative circle outlined by excised areas. The scroll is marked by a single slanting engraved line and upper and lower scroll fill elements comprised of negative ovals delimited by excised bracket areas.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, No. 35, H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 35, Burial A-4" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 100.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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