SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 173, Burial A-13
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.7 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.85
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel has two horizontal engraved lines. The lower panel has 10 sets of alternating nested engraved triangles. Within these triangle elements are smaller plain or hatched triangles, circles, and circles with an inner central excised dot.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. Williams
Ripley Engraved, var. Williams compound bowl, No. 173, H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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