SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: Extra-34
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
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: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.8 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has six sets of engraved continuous scrolls (vertical-diagonal) with upper and lower scroll fill zones. The scroll fill zones have negative oval elements defined by vertical excised brackets. The vessel body has two stacked horizontal panels divided into 14 different rectangular sections by single vertical engraved lines that end in hatched or open pendant triangles. Each of the rectangular sections has a single linear excised punctate element.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Carpenter carinated bowl (Extra-34) from the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, Extra-34" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 188.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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