SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 752, Burial A-57
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl, miniature
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded 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, 4.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 7.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 3.6 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an unknown number of alternating engraved central circle and semi-circle elements, likely four of each, that are part of a curvilinear scroll motif. The central circles have a small inner excised circle, while the semi-circles have excised corners. Upper scroll fill elements are triangular-shaped with hatched lines or excised brackets.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Cash
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Cash carinated bowl (No. 752) in Burial A-57 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 752, Burial A-57" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 196.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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