SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Clements
VESSEL NO.: 191, Burial H-19
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: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 7.4 mm; body, 6.6 mm; base, 10.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.6; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): There is a black slip on interior and exterior vessel surfaces. The rim has four horizontal panels around the vessel that have thee horizontal engraved lines with downward-pointing excised tick marks; the middle of the three lines also curves down to meet the bottom horizontal engraved line. The horizontal engraved panels are divided by two opposed curvilinear lines that have tick marks as well as a central engraved bracket filled with hatched lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl (Vessel No. 191) in Burial H-19 at the Clements site.
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
Tell us how this article helped you.