VESSEL NO.: Burial 1, Vessel 1; 2003.08.924
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog; sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Deep bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip; the lip is notched (Figure 167)
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.4 mm; body, 5.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 21.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 22.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.4; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The narrow rim has sets (from 6-16 lines) of vertical engraved lines divided by single vertical engraved lines. The interior and exterior vessel surfaces have a red slip (Figure 167).
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Simms Engraved
Red-slipped Simms Engraved deep bowl, Herbert Taft cemetery, Burial 1, Vessel 1.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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