SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Clements
VESSEL NO.: 81, Burial H-12
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 22.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 20.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.6; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has seven engraved upper and lower scroll fill zones on either side of a negative or empty meandering scroll. Each of the scroll fill zones is filled with vertical hatched engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl (Vessel No. 81) in Burial H-12 at the Clements site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CS25, 81, Burial H-12" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 23.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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