SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Herrington Collection
VESSEL NO.: 6
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 19.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 21.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.8; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has a horizontal engraved scroll repeated four times around the vessel. The scrolls are divided by vertical brackets with diagonal tick marks on either side of the bracket.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl in the Herrington Collection.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Herrington Collection, Vessel #6" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 96.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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