SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Jim P. Allen
VESSEL NO.: 41CE12-69; Burial AH-6
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone and grog
VESSEL FORM: Globular Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip; lip notched
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark gray; fire clouds
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark gray; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.0
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel is lip notched. The rim is plain. The decorated panel on the upper vessel body is defined by a single horizontal engraved line, and on the panel are nine discontinuous and short diagonal engraved scroll lines with linear tick marks pointing either upwards (n=5), downwards (n=3), or in both directions (n=1).
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Simms Engraved, var. Darco
Simms Engraved, var. Darco globular bowl from the Jim P. Allen site.
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CE12-69, Burial AH-6" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 55.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
Tell us how this article helped you.