SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 459, Burial A-41
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.0 cm, circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has a continuous engraved scroll line that alternates eight times between slanting and vertical in orientation. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have negative ovals defined by excised bracket elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter carinated bowl (No. 459) in Burial A-41 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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