SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor (41HS3)
VESSEL NO.: 595, GP 41045, TARL 2017.0131
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone and hematite
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: brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, upper panel, 7.7
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 26.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 33.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 31.7 (at upper panel), 34.1 (at lower panel)
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 10.8 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 7.0
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel has two widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has four sets of horizontal interlocking scrolls, with the central scroll line connecting to the upper and lower parts of the panel by vertical excised brackets; each bracket has a negative pendant triangle element. The interlocking scrolls are divided by large open vertical bracket elements. The vessel body has diagonal brushing marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. Pilgrims (see Fields et al. 2014; Perttula et al. 2012)
Ripley Engraved, var. Pilgrims compound bowl from the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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