SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-472 [TX 130/1], B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted-direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 3.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0 cm, circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.0
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The lower rim panel is defined by upper and lower horizontal engraved lines; the upper rim panel is plain. The lower rim panel is divided into four areas by sets of three vertical engraved lines and sets of two outer curvilinear engraved lines. There are excised tick marks on each of the curvilinear engraved lines as well as upward- and downward-pointing tick marks on the horizontal engraved lines that define the panel. The rim is also notched from right to left on the lip.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl, GTW-472.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Red River County, Texas, GTW-472 [TX 130/1]" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 103.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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