SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: J. O. and Henry Brown
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1763, Burial 6, Vessel No. 20
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone and grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.6; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.59
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The lip is notched, while the rim is plain. The upper part of the body has four sets of two discontinuous engraved scrolls that originate from a single horizontal engraved line, with small excised pendant triangles pointing either towards the vessel base or towards the rim. The sets of scrolls are divided by sets of single vertical engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Simms Engraved, var. Darco
Simms Engraved, var. Darco carinated bowl, Burial 6, Vessel No. 20, J. O. and Henry Brown site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS261, 2003.08.1763, Burial 6, Vessel 20" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 69.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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