SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-463 [TX 127/1], B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl section
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted-direct rim and flat lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.3 mm; body, 4.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.0
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The lower rim panel is defined by a single horizontal engraved line; the upper rim panel is plain. The panel is divided into four areas by four sets of two vertical engraved lines. Each of the areas have single discontinuous horizontal and diagonal engraved lines with upward-pointed tick marks. The rim also has been notched from right to left on the lip.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved, var. Darco
Simms Engraved, var. Darco carinated bowl section: a, side view; b, decorative elements.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Red River County, Texas, GTW-463 [TX 127/1]" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 106.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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