SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Clements
VESSEL NO.: 42, Burial H-7
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl, hubcap style
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted and direct rim, rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark reddish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 26.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): There are four engraved panels on the rim, with each panel divided by two opposed curvilinear lines and vertical hatched brackets. The upper and lower horizontal lines on the panel have small and downward-pointing excised tick marks, and the panel is bisected by another horizontal engraved line with downward-pointing excised tick marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl (Vessel No. 42) from Burial H-7 at the Clements site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CS25, 42, Burial H-7" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 26.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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