SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 83b, Burial A-8
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: gray; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.9, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has upper and lower horizontal engraved lines, and the lower horizontal engraved line has open pendant triangles. The central elements—two diamonds and two circles—are adjacent too each other; the diamond element has an inner diamond while the circle has an inner diamond with rays. Adjacent to the central diamond element is an upper zone filled with curvilinear hatched lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl (No. 83b) in Burial A-8 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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