SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: J. O. and Henry Brown
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.577, Burial 3, Vessel No. 2
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.1
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 10.2; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.73
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 three discontinuous engraved scrolls that originate from a single horizontal engraved line, with tick marks pointing towards the vessel base. The sets of scrolls are divided by sets of two 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 3, Vessel No. 2, J. O. and Henry Brown site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS261, 2003.08.577, Burial 3, Vessel 2" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 73.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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