SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Patton
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.868, Burial 8, Vessel No. 51
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone, grog, and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.2 mm; body, 4.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.4; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.58
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has an engraved negative continuous scroll motif repeated an unknown number of times (due to vessel surface erosion) around the vessel.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: cf. Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl, Burial 8, Vessel No. 51, Patton site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS825, 2003.08.868, Burial 8, Vessel 51" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 66.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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