SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 438, Burial A-39
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
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 body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.5 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has 14 engraved alternate nested triangle elements. These elements are formed from outer diagonal opposed engraved lines that comprise large triangles, and instead each of these large triangles are smaller triangles with excised corners and central excised straight or curved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. Williams
Ripley Engraved, var. Williams carinated bowl (No. 438) in Burial A-39 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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