SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: Extra-39
VESSEL FORM: Bowl
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: brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.5 cm, circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is divided into two sections by two cross-hatched bracket elements and appliqued nodes; there are short vertical engraved lines underneath the nodes. Within these two sections are curvilinear engraved zones with tick marks, and these zones enclose narrow curvilinear cross-hatched zones. The remainder of the vessel has four sets of engraved spirals that end in hooked arm elements, as well as open and hatched triangle elements on either side of the hooked arms.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved-Taylor Engraved
Simms Engraved-Taylor Engraved bowl (Extra-39) from the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, Extra-39" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 48.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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