SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Jim P. Allen
VESSEL NO.: 41CE12-63; Burial AH-4
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip; the bottom panel of the rim is inverted
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown; fire clouds
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel is lip notched. The lower panel on the rim is defined by a single horizontal engraved line, and on the panel are 11 discontinuous and short diagonal or horizontal engraved scroll lines with linear tick marks and a vertical engraved line at one end of the scrolls.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in engraved lines
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., "41CE12-63, Burial AH-4" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 56.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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