SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 119, Burial A-11
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: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 7.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 1.8 cm, circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim and body of the carinated bowl have different engraved elements. The rim has engraved scrolls repeated four times around the vessel, and the scrolls are divided by either plain or with horizontal excised areas in bracket elements. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have horizontal or rectangular excised areas, and one scroll fill line has excised tick marks. The vessel body has a Taylor Engraved motif with vertical scroll elements that end in hooked arms; this is repeated four times around the body. These scroll-hooked arm elements are divided by brackets with central excised areas and triangular-shaped open or excised areas in the corners of the brackets. Underneath the brackets are open engraved circles where one line of the vertical scrolls originates.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley, var. Gandy-Taylor Engraved
Ripley, var. Gandy-Taylor Engraved carinated bowl (No. 119) in Burial A-11 at the H. R. Taylor site: a, side view; b, view of the vessel body.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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