SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: Extra-46
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
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: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body; organic remains on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 7.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 22.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 22.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is divided into four sections by large cross-hatched bracket elements. Within each section is a large engraved nested triangle with a small central open circle and lower negative oval elements defined by excised brackets; the outer line of the nested triangles ends in hooked arms. These hooked arms almost touch the upper triangular zones, which also have negative ovals defined by excised brackets.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl (Extra-46) from the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, Extra-46" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 187.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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