SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 643, Burial A-49
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 19.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has an engraved continuous scroll motif repeated six times around the vessel. The central elements on the continuous scrolls are either near vertical diagonal brackets with horizontal hatched lines or near vertical engraved lines with upper and lower open pendant triangles. The scroll fill zones have negative ovals defined by excised bracket elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter carinated bowl (No. 643) in Burial A-49 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 643, Burial A-49" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 211.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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