SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 640, Burial A-49
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown, fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.5 mm; body, 6.8 mm; base, 12.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with excised pendant triangle elements, and a central horizontal engraved line without pendant triangles. The central horizontal engraved line is connected to two sets of engraved diamond elements (with an inner diamond), and these alternate with circle elements offset from the central horizontal engraved line by upper and lower excised brackets. The circle elements each have a single inner engraved diamond.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, No. 640, H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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