SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: T. M. Sanders
VESSEL NO.: 407, Burial B-16
VESSEL FORM: Bowl with two lip tabs (15 x 27 mm in height and width)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.9; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.34
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): the top part of the bowl has three equally-spaced horizontal engraved lines. Pendant from the bottom horizontal line are 10 large engraved triangle elements filled with cross-hatched engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Sanders Engraved
Sanders Engraved bowl in Burial B-16 at the T. M. Sanders site (41LR2).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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