SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: Purchase 2
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 22.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 24.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is delineated by two upper and one lower horizontal engraved lines, and divided into four sections by four excised bracket elements. The panels themselves have a single lower horizontal and curvilinear engraved line with downward-pointing tick marks, an upper horizontal engraved line with tick marks, and curvilinear end elements, with or without tick marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl from the H. R. Taylor site, Purchase 2 vessel.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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