SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 10, Burial A-2
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
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: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 7.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 33.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 26.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has two sets of alternating central elements: diamonds and circles. Each has a smaller diamond or circle element within the larger central element. There are upper and lower horizontal engraved lines on the panel that have excised pendant triangles, and the diamond central element is connected to a central horizontal engraved line that ends in upper and lower excised brackets.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, No. 10, H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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