SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 727, Burial A-56
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 19.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.5 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.0
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with excised pendant triangle elements, and a central horizontal engraved line without pendant triangles. The central horizontal engraved line is connected to two sets of engraved diamond elements (with an inner diamond with a negative oval), and these alternate with circle elements offset from the central horizontal engraved line by upper and lower excised brackets. The circle elements have an inner diamond-shaped zone with a negative oval outlined by excised areas.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, No. 727, H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 727, Burial A-56" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 203.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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