SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 745b, Burial A-57
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 rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 19.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.5 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.9
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has 18 sets of alternate nested engraved triangles divided by four sets of excised vertical brackets; the nested triangles have hatched or excised corners. On either side of the excised brackets are four sets of small engraved pendant triangles with hatched corners.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Williams
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Williams carinated bowl (No. 745b) in Burial A-57 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 745b, Burial A-57" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 198.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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