SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 700, Burial A-54
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.4 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.9
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is decorated with four sets of slanting engraved scrolls with rounded ends. The scroll elements are divided by open vertical brackets with opposed excised spurs. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have negative ovals created by excised vertical brackets.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl (No. 700) in Burial A-54 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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