SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 439, Burial A-39
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.5 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.9
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with excised pendant triangle elements, and a central horizontal engraved line without pendant triangles. The central horizontal engraved line is connected to two sets of engraved diamond elements, and these alternate with semi-circle elements offset from the central horizontal engraved line by upper and lower excised brackets. The semi-circle elements have an inner diamond-shaped zone.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, No. 439, H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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