Vessel 230 (2003.08.440), found 1.52 m outside Burial 2
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; grayish-brown fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.90
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper panel is plain, but the lower panel has 10 oval-shaped areas defined by sets of two closely-spaced and vertically arcing engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: cf. Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved compound bowl, Vessel 230.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Vessel 230, 2003.08.440" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 58.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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