SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-455 [TX 121/1], B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 3.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0 cm, circular and convex
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.3
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The lower part of the rim panel is marked by a single horizontal engraved line; the upper part of the rim panel is plain. The lower panel is divided into four areas by sets of two vertical engraved lines. Each area has a single horizontal and diagonal engraved line with either downward- or upward-pointing tick marks. The vessel rim has right to left lip notches.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved, var. Darco
Simms Engraved, var. Darco carinated bowl, GTW-455: a, side view; b, decorative elements.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Red River County, Texas, GTW-455 [TX 121/1]" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 114.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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