SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Herrington Collection
VESSEL NO.: 1
VESSEL FORM: Bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.5; rim height is 3.5 cm
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 21.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.2; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.0
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has a panel marked by three horizontal engraved lines. The upper and lower horizontal lines have diagonal tick marks that point towards the central engraved line in the panel.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Simms Engraved, var. Darco
Simms Engraved, var. Darco bowl in the Herrington Collection.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Herrington Collection, Vessel #1" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 97.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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