VESSEL NO.: 3-16-85
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 23.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 26.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has a horizontal scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. Above and below the scroll lines are small excised pendant triangles. The scroll motifs are divided by engraved brackets (with tick marks) and two sets of curvilinear engraved lines with tick marks pointing towards the brackets.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl: a, side view; b, close-up view of the engraved rim panel.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Arms Creek, 3-16-85" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 84.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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