SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: J. O. and Henry Brown
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.10, Burial 8, Vessel No. 31
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone and grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown; fire clouds on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 3.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 28.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.1; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an elongated oval engraved panel, repeated four times around the vessel, with upper and lower rows of small excised pendant triangles. The panels are divided by brackets filled with vertical engraved lines (see also Jones 1968:Plate 24a-a’).
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl, Burial 8, Vessel No. 31, J. O. and Henry Brown site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS261, 2003.08.10, Burial 8, Vessel 31" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 77.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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