SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 53, Burial A-6
VESSEL FORM: Miniature jar with rim peaks; there are also two suspension holes (4.0 mm in diameter) on the rim.
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 3.0, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.15
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an open negative continuous scroll motif that has excised punctations running down its center line. There are a series of large upper and lower triangular elements that are filled with vertical hatched lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved jar, No. 53, from Burial A-6 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 53, Burial A-6" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 14.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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