SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 9, Burial A-2
VESSEL FORM: Carinated 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
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the body and base; organic residue on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 22.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with excised pendant triangle elements, and a central horizontal engraved line without pendant triangles. The central horizontal engraved line is connected to two sets of engraved diamond elements (with an inner diamond with a negative oval), and these alternate with circle elements offset from the central horizontal engraved line by upper and lower excised brackets. The circle elements have an inner diamond-shaped zone with a negative oval outlined by excised areas.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white clay pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl (No. 9) in Burial A-2 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 9, Burial A-2" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 103.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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