SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 744, 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: brown; fire clouds on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim; organic remains on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 22.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 21.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.8 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.3
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has 14 sets of engraved alternate nested triangles divided by a slanting scroll line. The alternate nested triangles have hatched corners and an oval engraved element at the apex of each triangle.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. Williams
Ripley Engraved, var. Williams carinated bowl (No. 744) in Burial A-57 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 744, Burial A-57" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 199.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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