SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 644, Burial A-49
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted 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 rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 8.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 26.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 37.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 31.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.5 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 8.0
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel’s upper panel has a single horizontal engraved line under the lip and another mid-panel. The lower panel has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated eight times. The central engraved circles each have a single inner open diamond. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have a series of negative ovals defined by vertical excised brackets.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt compound bowl, No. 644, H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 644, Burial A-49" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 210.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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