SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: M. C. Site (Southall, 41UR3)
VESSEL NO.: 5-29-85
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim with a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 23.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 25.5
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 an engraved horizontal scroll motif repeated 10 times around the vessel. On either side of the scrolls are one or two curvilinear engraved lines. The scroll motifs are divided by excised brackets.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR3, 5-29-85" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 94.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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