SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 657, Burial A-50
VESSEL FORM: carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded 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, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.5 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved continuous slanting scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The upper and lower scroll fill zones are divided into sections by a series of diagonal engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter carinated bowl, No. 657, H. R. Taylor site.
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 657, Burial A-50" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 209.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
Tell us how this article helped you.