SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Clements
VESSEL NO.: 71, Burial H-11
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl; hubcap style
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted and direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.6; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.82
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The lower half of the rim has four sets of engraved panels. The panels are divided by two opposed sets of curvilinear lines forming large bracket elements. The upper and lower panels are defined by horizontal engraved lines with either upwards or downwards-pointing excised tick marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl (Vessel No. 71) from Burial H-11 at the Clements site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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