SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Jim P. Allen
VESSEL NO.: 41CE12-182; Burial AH-16
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with a narrow rim panel; hubcap-style form
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the lower body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.4
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The lip has a regular series of lip notches. The rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines. The panel is divided into seven rectangular sections divided by engraved bracket-shaped elements. Six of the brackets have a single central horizontal engraved line in them, while two other brackets are open.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in engraved
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl from the Jim P. Allen site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CE12-182, Burial AH-16" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 53.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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