VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1058; right side of the body, by the feet
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog, bone, and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with a short rim
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: C (incompletely oxidized during firing)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.0 mm; body, 5.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.6+
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 21.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 21.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.9+
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The short rim panel has four widely-spaced sets of vertical engraved lines. Three sets have seven vertical engraved lines, and the other set has eight closely-spaced vertical engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl from near the right foot area of the Cherokee Lake site Historic Caddo burial.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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