VESSEL NO.: 4-5-85
VESSEL FORM: Deep bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and a flat and notched lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark red
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark red
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 21.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 23.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 10.7; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel has a red slip on both interior and exterior surfaces. On the rim are a series of sets of short curvilinear engraved lines oriented in opposing directions. These curvilinear lines are divided by two sets of closely-spaced curvilinear lines oriented in opposing directions.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved deep bowl: a, side view; b, view of decorated rim.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Arms Creek, 4-5-85" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 87.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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