SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 685, Burial A-53
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl, miniature
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 body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with excised narrow tick marks, and a central horizontal engraved line without pendant triangles. The central horizontal engraved line is connected to two sets of engraved diamond elements and two sets of circle elements. The circle elements have inner engraved circles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Miniature Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, No. 685, H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 685, Burial A-53" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 205.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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