SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-452 [TX 119/1], B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
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, 5.4 mm; body, 5.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.5 cm, circular and convex
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.9
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The lower part of the rim panel is defined by a single horizontal engraved line, and the 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-pointing or upward-pointing tick marks. The rim of the vessel has also been notched from right to left on the lip.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved, var. Darco
Simms Engraved, var. Darco carinated bowl, GTW-452.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Red River County, Texas, GTW-452 [TX 119/1]" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 116.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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