SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-487 [TX 134/1], B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl section
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.1 mm; body, 4.2 mm; base, 5.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.7 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is divided into four parts by a negative SZ element surrounded by cross-hatched engraved lines. Each part has single outer vertical engraved lines, narrow horizontal and vertical hatched or cross-hatched zones, hatched spurs, and a central horizontal scroll element with rounded ends.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl section, GTW-487.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Red River County, Texas, GTW-487 [TX 134/1]" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 102.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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