SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 323, Burial A-26
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: 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, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.5 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has a central engraved circle element—with an inner central circle—and curvilinear scrolls with rounded ends. The upper scroll fill zones have a circle element and an adjacent triangular-shaped area with a single open triangle element. The lower scroll fill zones have oval-shaped and semi-circular areas; the latter are excised. The central circle elements and curvilinear scrolls are divided by excised brackets.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl (No. 323) in Burial A-26 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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