SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 447, Burial A-40
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 22.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 21.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.3
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is divided into four sections by engraved bracket elements with negative ovals defined by excised triangles and an excised horizontal bracket. Each section has an engraved scroll line with curved and rounded ends, and upper and lower large excised triangle scroll zones. The vessel body has two horizontal engraved lines. The uppermost engraved line has a series of excised pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl (No. 447) in Burial A-40 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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