VESSEL NO.: 3-30-85
VESSEL FORM: Conjoined carinated bowl and bottle body and base
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
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: dark brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim 3.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.6; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the conjoined vessel has a Simms Engraved motif consisting of three repeated sets of cross-hatched columns and brackets and diagonal tick marks, as well as dividers consisting of hatched and cross-hatched rectilinear elements and large hatched triangles with a single small negative circle. The lower part of the conjoined vessel has three sets of engraved scrolls and spirals that end in a hooked arm element. These scrolls and spirals are divided by sets of three diagonal engraved lines that extend from the carination to the vessel base.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Simms Engraved-Taylor Engraved
Simms Engraved-Taylor Engraved vessel.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Arms Creek, 3-30-85" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 93.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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