SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 267, Burial A-22
VESSEL FORM: Bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
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: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.3 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel rim has one horizontal engraved line while there are two horizontal engraved lines near the base of the vessel. Between these engraved lines are 10 sets of alternate nested engraved triangle elements. The triangle elements are each defined by three triangular engraved lines, the outermost of which is a narrow triangular hatched zone.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. Williams
Ripley Engraved, var. Williams bowl (No. 267) in Burial A-22 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 267, Burial A-22" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 140.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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