SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 508, Burial A-44
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 20.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has four repeating sets of engraved semi-circles and triangles, each with a smaller semi-circle or triangle within). Between the triangles and semi-circles are oval-shaped elements with an excised area attached at one end.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Cash
Ripley Engraved, var. Cash carinated bowl (No. 508) in Burial A-44 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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