SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-486 [TX 133/1], B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0 cm, circular and convex
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The lower rim panel is defined by a single horizontal engraved line; the upper panel is plain. The lower panel is divided into four areas by vertical-horizontal engraved zones with diagonal hatched lines filling the horizontal zones. Within each of the four areas is a single horizontal and vertical scroll line.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl, GTW-486.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Red River County, Texas, GTW-486 [TX 133/1]" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 95.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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