SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Goode Hunt (41CS23)
VESSEL NO.: 1, isolated find east of Burial I-11. The small size of the vessel suggests it was likely placed with a child whose bones have eroded away since the deceased was interred.
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with three rim peaks
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on rim; smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 3.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.8; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.22
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is divided into six engraved panels defined by a single upper horizontal engraved line with excised and downward-pointing tick marks and sets of vertical and curvilinear lines. Within the panel are a horizontal engraved scroll line as well as two horizontal engraved lines with downward-pointing excised tick marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl (Vessel No. 1) from the Goode Hunt site, possibly from a child burial.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CS23, 1, Burial I-11" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 46.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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