SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-461a [TX 236/1], B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl, hubcap form
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted and direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark brown
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0 cm, circular and convex
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.5
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 lower rim panel is divided into four areas by sets of two curvilinear-vertical engraved lines, with two excised punctations between the sets of two curvilinear-engraved lines. The four areas each have a single horizontal engraved line with upward-pointing tick marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl, GTW-461a: a, side view: b, looking down at the rim.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Red River County, Texas, GTW-461a [TX 236/1]" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 109.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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