SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 605, Burial A-47
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 and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown with fire clouds on the rim and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 27.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 26.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.3
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. Instead of alternating engraved diamond elements and circle elements, the rim panel has four sets of circle elements offset from the central horizontal engraved line by upper and lower excised brackets. The circle elements each have an inner diamond-shaped zone.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, No. 605, H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 605, Burial A-47" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 215.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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