SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-433 [TX 117/1], B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl, hubcap form (see Suhm and Jelks 1962:Plate 71b-c)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a 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, 4.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.7
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 part of the rim panel is marked by a single horizontal engraved line with downward-pointing excised tick marks; the rim panel is also divided into four areas by four sets of three engraved lines. The inter-panel areas have discontinuous horizontal and curvilinear engraved lines with upward-pointing excised tick marks. The rim is notched from right to left on the vessel lip.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment rubbed in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved, var. Darco (see Perttula and Selden 2014)
Simms Engraved, var. Darco carinated bowl, GTW-433.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Red River County, Texas, GTW-433 [TX 117/1]" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 118.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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