SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Jim P. Allen
VESSEL NO.: 41CE12-136; Burial AH-8
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with upper and lower panels
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.4 cm at the widest part of the body
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The lip of the vessel is notched. The upper rim panel is plain, but the lower rim panel has a series of eight discontinuous scroll lines with linear tick marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Simms Engraved, var. Darco
Simms Engraved, var. Darco carinated bowl from the Jim P. Allen site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CE12-136, Burial AH-8" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 54.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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