SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: T. M. Sanders
VESSEL NO.: 321, Midden
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl, hubcap-style
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted-everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 3.4 mm; body, 5.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.5+
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: Missing
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.46+
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel lip is notched, and the rim panel is divided into sections (probably four) by sets of two vertical engraved lines. Between the section dividers are two diagonal (left to right) engraved lines with excised tick marks; to one side of the sets of vertical engraved lines on the rim are two excised triangle elements near the vessel lip.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved, var. Darco
Simms Engraved, var. Darco carinated bowl from midden excavations at the T. M. Sanders site (41LR2).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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