SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Clements
VESSEL NO.: 73, Burial H-11
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip; lip notched
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.7; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.54
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The lower part of the rim has a series of seven engraved panels. These panels have either one or two horizontal engraved lines with downward-pointing tick marks on them. The panels are divided by either free-standing brackets (n=4) with curvilinear and vertical hatched lines or brackets (n=3), also with curvilinear and vertical hatched lines, that are connected to the horizontal engraved lines in the panels.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl (Vessel No. 73) in Burial H-11 at the Clements site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CS25, 73, Burial H-11" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 24.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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