SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R Taylor (41HS3)
VESSEL NO.: 804, GP 41048, TARL 2017.0131
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone
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: red
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.4 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has three sets of engraved circles and engraved diamonds with interior diamond-shaped elements with negative ovals; the engraved diamonds are at the center of a horizontal-vertical scroll line that ends in upper and lower excised brackets. The horizontal lines under the lip and at the carination have excised pendant triangle elements. The interior and exterior vessel surfaces have a ochre-rich red slip.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney (see Fields et al. 2014; Perttula et al. 2012)
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl from the H. R. Taylor site (41HS3).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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