VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1139; near the left foot
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with a short rim
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body; organic residue on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.5 mm; body, 7.4 mm; base, 10.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 21.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 22.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 22.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has horizontal panels filled with upper and lower excised pendant triangles. The ends of each panel are excised brackets. Dividing the panels from one another are large cross-hatched engraved brackets.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl near the left foot of the Historic Caddo burial at the Cherokee Lake site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41RK132, 2003.08.1139" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 59.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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