SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Clements
VESSEL NO.: X-3, unknown context
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted-direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 3.9 mm; body, 4.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 3.3; circular and concave
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.52
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel has a very dark grayish-brown slip on interior and exterior vessel surfaces. The rim has four horizontal panels with two curvilinear engraved lines at each end of the panel. The panels have two horizontal engraved lines with downward-pointing excised tick marks. Between each of the panels are engraved brackets filled with cross-hatched engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl (Vessel No. X-3) in unknown context at the Clements site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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